2 DOT workers suspended over snow removal

The workers were suspended for 30 days without pay. (2/14/13)

WOODBURY - The state has suspended two transportation department officials over the slow snow removal in parts of Suffolk County.

The department's regional director for Suffolk County and a transportation maintenance engineer have both been suspended for 30 days without pay.

An attorney for the director says his client is being made a scapegoat.

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Hundreds of drivers were stranded in cars for hours due to the slow response.

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