Stories tagged with: Snowplows

February 15, 2010 - 7:11pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Since February 1st, ODOT has used more than 2,400 hours of manpower, 16,000 tons of brine, and 18,000 tons of other materials to treat roadways.

It has about 20-crews working 12 hour shifts that are trying to keep the roads clear.

"They had a very tedious job of the snowflakes coming at them, especially when there's larger snowflakes or wind involved with the shifting of the flakes. There's whiteouts they can come into. So, it is very hard on them, but they are good and...

February 9, 2010 - 7:00pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The snow is making roadways across the area very slick, and Zanesville City snowplows are busy trying to keep up with the white stuff.

"The Street Superintendent said at this point, we are no longer concerned with what snow was left from the last storm, we have to concentrate on what we're getting and what the resulting wind factor may leave us, " says Public Service Director, Mike Sims.

And some residents are making things difficult for the snowplows.

"Our...

February 9, 2010 - 6:57pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Muskingum County plows are working on the roadways too, and County Engineer, Doug Davis, says it has been hard keeping up with the snow.

He says his office is using a different plan of attack with this storm than it did with last week's.

"One thing that's really tough to explain is every snow is different. The surface temperature is different. The flakes of the snow are different, where it was really heavy and this is more powdery. So, it'll blow, and it will drift more than...

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