TULSA - A few days after a strong storm system pounded Tulsa, street crews were hard at work on Friday.
One crew faced a daunting challenge removing a tree that fell in the middle of Connie McCratit's neighborhood.
"My big thing was getting emergency vehicles through here, but I'm glad to see it go because now I can drive up and down the street again," said McCratit.
As busy was street crews were on Friday, they will be even busier on Monday, when the city of Tulsa's curbside debris removal starts.
"We're going to pick up debris, storm debris, green waste only that's placed at or near the curb, something we can reach from the street," said Dan Crossland, city of Tulsa streets and stormwater director.
With 3,200 miles of streets to comb through, removing debris could take weeks, said Crossland.
One group whose work is almost done are power crews.
"We are moving faster than we thought. We though it would take until Sunday at 5 p.m. to finish up and it looks like it is going to be Saturday at 5 p.m.," said Andrea Chancellor, with PSO.
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