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Ice, sleet and snow no match for campus crew

If you think you’re weary of winter, think about those at Northeastern who have taken the brunt of this record- and back-breaking storm pattern: the 65 men and women who are deployed during an average major snowfall to keep the campus open. Here is how they do it, by the numbers.

Snow shovels: 90

Snow blowers: 10

Pieces of heavy equipment, such as plows, front-end loaders, and Bobcats: 24

Time to complete one full loop of the campus: 3-1/2 hours

Cups of coffee consumed: 180

Rock salt used as of January 31: 250 tons, plus 148,500 pounds of ice melt

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