East Cleveland without working salt trucks as more winter weather due to arrive

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EAST CLEVELAND - A salt truck drove up and down Euclid Avenue in East Cleveland but the test run Tuesday was short-lived.

A truck driver declined to go on camera but confirmed the salt truck was not working.

It is one of two salt trucks in the city that are down due to electrical reasons.

And with another dose of winter weather expected Wednesday, people in East Cleveland say it's a problem.

"It's terrible. There will be a lot of people stuck in their driveways," said Harold Martin, resident.

The city says one truck is currently being repaired in-house.

The second salt truck is in the shop and expected to be repaired over the weekend.

People say that won't really help, seeing the next three days it's supposed to snow.

"I think they definitely have to salt the streets. It's been pretty slippery down here on the east side for the past couple days," said Ahmad Hamdan, resident.

The city says as soon as a truck is made available, all streets will be salted down