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Wayne Postmaster Asking Public For Help With Snow Removal

Posted: 21 December, 2012

WAYNE - Wayne Postmaster Beth Pasold reminds postal customers to always clear and maintain a safe, accessible path to your mailbox as soon as possible after it snows.

“Winter storms make mail delivery very challenging for our letter carriers,” Pasold said. “Clearing a path to your mailbox will go a long way toward keeping our letter carriers safe and ensuring mail delivery each day.”

Postal customers who receive door mail delivery should ensure their sidewalks, steps, and access ways are kept safely clear of snow and ice.  Customers receiving street-side mailbox or centralized cluster neighborhood mailbox delivery should also pay special attention to having a safe and clear pathway to their mailbox.

Wayne letter carriers, who each make an average of more than 600 deliveries daily, will continue to do their best to deliver the mail, according to Pasold, but when mailboxes and approaches to mailboxes are buried in snow and ice it can make it difficult for letter carriers to make deliveries safely.

If mailboxes are blocked off and conditions are too difficult, letter carriers must consider safety and accessibility first. They are instructed to refrain from delivering to locations they deem too hazardous.

“We greatly appreciate the support of our customers in this effort,” said Pasold. “Your carrier will thank you.”

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