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Current Goals by Street Type

 

Priority Street Type Condition Goal Salting Time Goal Plowing Time Goal
1 open mass transit routes Bare pavement, curt-to-curb 3-4 hours from start of operation 6-12 hours from end of snowfall or before next rush hour
2 Open main streets, arterials and fire lanes to through traffic. Bare pavement, curb-to-curb 3-4 hours from start of operation 6-12 hours from end of snowfall or before next rush hour
3 Open residential streets to through traffic (includes the clearing of dead-ends, cul-de-sacs and boulevard openings). Safe and passable, not bare pavement, (Curb-to-curb in low density areas only) 6-8 hours from start of operation One pass down center of road, 18-24 hours from end of snowfall (Center lane only in parking congested districts
4 Alternate side plowing and cleanup. Safe and passable, not bare pavement - 24-48 hours from end of snowfall
5 Plowing of sidewalks, crosswalks and alley openings. Safe and passable, not bare pavement - 3-5 days from end of snowfall
6 Clearing of bus stops Safe and passable, not bare pavement - 50% of bus stops cleared within 72 hours after plowing
7 Snow removal - street and/or intersection widening. Safe and passable, not bare pavement - Several days after end of snowfall