Snow & Ice

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The Public Works Department’s Snow and Ice Control Division provides snow removal and ice control for one hundred fifty‐eight (158) center lane miles, three hundred sixty‐seven (367) cul‐de‐sacs, eleven (11) parking lots, and sidewalks adjacent to all Village buildings.

Mailbox was hit by a plow truck? When are streets plowed? Check out the Snow & Ice FAQs.

Selected 2017 Accomplishments

  • Responded to nine inches of snowfall during the first four months of 2017, requiring two (2) plowing operations and nine (9) salting operations, utilizing eight hundred twenty‐three (823) tons of salt and one thousand four hundred seventy‐nine (1,479) hours of labor.
  • Hired and trained two (2) winter seasonal positions as snow plow drivers to augment cul‐de‐sac and parking lot snow plowing operations.
  • The use of liquids to pretreat roadway salt during snow and ice operations continued in 2017 in an effort to help further reduce the overall usage of salt. A total of eight thousand two hundred (8,200) gallons was used in the first four months of 2017. 
  • Installed an additional four thousand eight hundred (4,800) gallon storage tank to permit an increased capacity of stored deicing liquids.

Resources
Keeping Your Driveway Clear (PDF)
Mailbox Regulations (PDF)
Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing
Snow & Ice Frequently Asked Questions

 

Public Works Department - (847) 490-6800 - PublicWorks@HoffmanEstates.org


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