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    Donald McKenize, an equipment operator for Augusta Public Works, refuels Monday during a brief break from plowing Augusta city streets. Operators kept busy keeping up with falling and blowing snow that was making travel hazardous.

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    Equipment drivers pull up to pumps at Augusta Public Works to refuel Monday during a busy day of plowing. Drivers conduct equipment checks at the North Street facility to get necessary repairs before heading back out to plow.

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    Matt Jackson welds chains Monday at the Augusta Public Work facility on North Street. The chains are used on plowing equipment and need repairing after heavy demand.

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    Jerry Dostie, left, Augusta street superintendent, reviews the snow operations map with Public Works Director Lesley Jones during Monday's storm. The map tracks 21 plow routes in Augusta, and the equipment and snowplow drivers assigned to it.

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