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City's Crews Plowing & Treating Residential Streets

City crews plowed and treated primary and secondary streets on Sun., Dec. 15, and overnight into Mon., Dec. 16, and are currently working to plow and treat residential streets today, Mon., Dec. 16, and will continue overnight into Tues., Dec. 17. Streets will have areas of snow pack even after being plowed and treated.

When snowfall totals 6-10 inches, it can take up to 40 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat the more than 1,000 lane miles in the city. The goal for completing all residential streets is 11 a.m. on Tues., Dec. 17. However, if additional accumulating snow occurs today, Mon. Dec. 16, timeframes may be adjusted.

As a reminder, primary streets are major four-lane or high volume two-lane streets, secondary streets are minor thoroughfares, and residential streets are local streets including dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs. Residents can learn more about street classifications and snow control response levels at LSsnow.net. Included is a map which shows the primary, secondary and residential street classifications for streets throughout the City.

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City’s Crews Preparing for Potential Freezing Drizzle Overnight Monday, Jan. 14, into Tuesday, Jan. 15

City’s Crews Preparing for Potential Freezing Drizzle Overnight Monday, Jan. 14, into Tuesday, Jan. 15

After plowing and treating of residential streets was completed Monday morning, City crews pre-treated primary streets in preparation for potential fog and freezing drizzle overnight Monday, Jan. 14, into Tuesday, Jan. 15. Crews will be working overnight to treat slick conditions as needed.  

City’s Crews Continue to Plow and Treat Residential Streets

City’s Crews Continue to Plow and Treat Residential Streets

City crews plowed and treated residential streets throughout the day on Sunday, Jan. 13, and will continue overnight into Monday, Jan. 14. As of 7 p.m. on Sunday, 100% of primary and secondary streets and 50% of residential streets had been completed. When snowfall totals 6-10 inches, it can take crews up to 40 hours after accumulating snow ends for crews to plow and treat the more than 1,000 lane miles in the city. The goal for completing all residential streets...
City's Crews Continue to Plow and Treat Streets

City's Crews Continue to Plow and Treat Streets

City crews have completed plowing and treating primary streets, and are currently plowing and treating secondary streets and some residential streets. By early Sunday morning, all crews should be in residential streets. However, if additional accumulating snow or ice occurs overnight into Sunday, timeframes may be adjusted. With at least eight inches of snow in the area, it may take crews up to 40 hours after accumulating snow has ended to plow and treat the more...
City's Crews Scheduled to Plow and Treat Streets Jan. 11-14

City's Crews Scheduled to Plow and Treat Streets Jan. 11-14

City crews are scheduled to work around the clock plowing and treating streets from Friday, Jan. 11, until Monday, Jan. 14. Pre-treatment of streets was not possible due to rain, but crews began treating streets with rock salt on Friday afternoon. Accumulating snow is expected late Friday night, and overnight into Saturday, Jan. 12. Depending on the total amount of snow, it will take between 32.5 and 40 hours after snowfall ends on Saturday for crews to plow and...
City's Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets Sun., Dec. 2, and Overnight Into Mon., Dec. 3

City's Crews Scheduled to Treat Streets Sun., Dec. 2, and Overnight Into Mon., Dec. 3

City crews are scheduled to treat streets late tonight, Sun., Dec. 2, and overnight into Mon., Dec. 3. With light snow expected, streets may become slick as pavement temperatures fall below freezing overnight and into the Monday morning commute. Residents should use caution at intersections and on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. The City will continue to monitor the weather forecast and update its response accordingly.

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