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Sanitation Comm.: Map Showing No Plowing On UES Was Due To Bad GPS On Salt Truck

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said a map that showed streets going unplowed on the Upper East Side was due to a faulty GPS system on a salt spreader, and traffic problems.

01/21/2014

A salt spreader dangles from a Department of Sanitation depot in Queens on Aug. 17, 2011.  (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mechanic Treated After Sanitation Truck Left Dangling From Building Wall In Maspeth

More than six hours after the incident, cranes and several heavy-duty trucks successfully lifted and pulled the salt spreader back into the building. Officials are continuing to investigate what led to Wednesday morning’s incident.

08/17/2011