February 18, 2015 5:33 PM EST

A hardware store in Bethesda, Md., demonstrated a novel way to plow snow on the street Tuesday morning after a winter storm pummeled the Washington D.C. area.

David Goldberg of Union Hardware whizzed down the street on this motorized toilet with a snow plow attached — nicknamed “Loo-cy” (it has also gone by “Loo-Cille”). He told WUSA 9 he made the contraption for the local pride parade last summer and just tacked on the snow plow recently.

No word on whether this snow plow is heading up to Boston.

 

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