Why can't the Village's snow plow staff keep from discharging snow in front of my driveway during plowing operations?
The Village's Public Works Department, like most suburban highway maintenance departments, utilizes angle plows to remove snow from the streets. The major advantage of an angle plow design is that it enables snow removal staff to rapidly and efficiently respond to a snow call out request. It is impossible with side angle plow design to prevent a windrow of snow from forming in front of a driveway entrance.


Though an inconvenience, curbside discharge of snow is a necessary trade-off of initiating a rapid response for snow removal service for our residents. Furthermore, we ask residents to refrain from shoveling the snow from their driveways back into the streets. Doing so can impede traffic flow and create a danger to motorists that increases the likelihood of injury and property damage. Snow redistribution on the street gets compacted and hardens into ice patches.

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1. How soon after a snowfall does plowing and salting operations begin?
2. Does the Village impose a parking ban?
3. Which streets are salted?
4. What other information do I need to know to assist the Village's snow removal operation?
5. Why can't the Village's snow plow staff keep from discharging snow in front of my driveway during plowing operations?