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Snow Facts 2018 to 2019

The following information is seasonal data related to winter storm operations and costs. The data will be updated annually.

  • Snow and ice removal on 2,709.70 miles of roadway equals 6,774.25 lane miles. Ten percent of these roads are considered priority one roadways
  • 8,823 roadways in our inventory
  • 164 snow routes with each route having 50 to 60 roads
  • 529 trucks and equipment with 554 personnel working from 11 locations
  • Drivers follow specific routes with no special lists and no preferred customers
  • Four to six hours for salting
  • 18 to 24 hours for plowing
  • Roads are cleared in this order: collector and arterials, then development subdivisions
  • 91,600 ton salt storage capacity at 17 sites
  • Salt costs: $59.90 per ton
  • Snow emergency plan:
    • All vehicles on road must have all-weather tires or chains
    • Parking is prohibited on snow emergency routes
  • $9,022,032 has been budgeted for snow removal in 2018 to 2019
 
Revised December 7, 2018         

 

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