Winter has arrived, snow is covering the Peninsula and our City crews are hard at work clearing the streets. it's a difficult process that takes time, hard work and good communication between residents, business owners and the City. The City has 144 miles of roads to clear, limited equipment, and few employees available for around-the-clock snow removal operations. Your patience is appreciated.
Drive only if necessary. Remove snow and ice from your tailpipe before starting your car, and check regularly if idling. Clean all snow and ice from your car before driving. Make sure to maintain a full tank of gas.
Snow removal route priorities:Map of Snow Removal Priorities and Routes
Main arterials – to keep hospitals, fire stations, police stations, and emergency rescue connected
- All remaining arterials, bus routes, selected garbage collection routes
- Other arterials connecting major traffic volume streets and providing access to schools
- All remaining residential streets
It is inevitable that driveways will be blocked during plowing operations. We apologize for this inconvenience, but it cannot be avoided. Snow removal can be a monumental task, and we appreciate your understanding.
How can you help?
- Park vehicles in driveways or parking areas off the main streets
- Shovel snow away from sidewalks and driveways
- Prepare for winter storms and stay home.
Thank you from your Public Works and Utilities Division!
After-hours: Answering Service: 360-417-4726