"I'm somewhat concerned about the wear and tear on the guys," Asmus said. "They've been out at 2 or 3 in morning almost every night since November, and those same three guys have to collect the garbage and the recyclables every week, so that's a lot of hours. It can wear on you."
White applauded the DPW's extra efforts.
"Our DPW has been working diligently to keep up with the plowing, salting and sidewalk clearing as well as keeping up with all the other services they provide," the mayor said.
Asmus asked residents to be patient and to be careful at intersections where high snow banks limit visibility down the cross street.
While most local folks consider this the snowiest winter ever, Asmus said 1992-93 was worse. The Syracuse seasonal snowfall record was set that year when 192.1 inches fell.
This year, there's a good chance the area's total snowfall will top 200 inches, more than 16.5 feet of frosty flakes.