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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 Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Wednesday, Feb. 17

City Crews Plowing and Treating Streets Today, Wednesday, Feb. 17

After another round of snow, the City’s crews are plowing and treating streets today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, and will continue overnight into Thursday, Feb. 18. Working at a Level 3 response with a goal time of 32.5 hours, crews expect to complete plowing and treating all streets by 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18. Crews are nearing completion of primary streets, and are approximately halfway complete with secondary streets. Crews have also started plowing and...
City Crews Set to Continue Plowing & Treating Residential Streets Today, Tuesday, Feb. 16

City Crews Set to Continue Plowing & Treating Residential Streets Today, Tuesday, Feb. 16

After more snow on Monday, Feb. 15, the City’s crews plowed and treated primary streets overnight, and will continue plowing and treating residential streets today, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Extremely low temperatures will continue to limit the effectiveness of deicing materials; however, crews are now mixing brine and calcium chloride in with salt treatments which can help with melting at lower temperatures. Another round of snow is expected late Tuesday and overnight...
City Crews Treating and Plowing Residential Streets Monday, Feb. 15

City Crews Treating and Plowing Residential Streets Monday, Feb. 15

City crews are treating and plowing residential streets today. Primary and secondary roads are complete. The extremely cold temperatures will limit the effectiveness of deicing materials. Roads may become slick and residents should use caution when driving. The City will continue to monitor the weather and adjust its response accordingly. 

City Crews Treating and Plowing Primary Streets, Sunday, Feb. 14

City Crews Treating and Plowing Primary Streets, Sunday, Feb. 14

City crews began treating primary streets at 7 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 14. Crews are scheduled to work around the clock into Monday, treating roadways and plowing if snow accumulates. 

The extremely cold temperatures will limit the effectiveness of deicing materials. Roads may become slick and residents should use caution when driving. The City will continue to monitor the weather and adjust its response accordingly. 

City Crews Completed Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today

City Crews Completed Plowing and Treating Residential Streets Today

The City’s crews completed plowing and treating residential streets today, Thursday, Feb. 11. Due to extremely cold temperatures, some streets may continue to be snow packed and slick. In addition, any snow which has melted during the day can quickly refreeze overnight. Residents should use caution and drive for the conditions.

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