Sandy Aftermath

Downed Trees Being Cleared

Ravi watches the storm. Photo: Elizabeth Nelson

The worst seems to be over Sandy seems to have largely spared Ward 6. While the Federal Government, DC Public Schools and the DC Government remain closed, most businesses are resuming operations. Frager's Hardware, The Eastern Market, the supermarkets, CVS and mainy of the area's restaurants have reopened.  Area coffee shops are packed. Metro is likely to resume some service by this afternoon.

Commissioner Ivan Frisberg reports downed trees on:

  • 330 5th St SE
  • 406 5th St SE
  • 14 Seward Square
  • 210 4th St SE
  • 214 8th St SE
  • 821 A St SE

According to Commander David Hickson of the Metropotlitan Police Department, the following blocks remained blocked by fallen trees:

  • 1200 6th St SW
  • 700 A St SE              
  • 1300 Emerald St NE              
  • 300 G St NE

The DC Department of Public Works has cleared the 300 block of Independence Ave. SW and the 800 block of Independence SE.

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