Counties Replenish Salt Supply After Weekend Snow, Icy ConditionsWith several weeks of winter remaining, county transportation departments are re-loading after a long weekend of salting and plowing snow.
City Officials Thank Residents, Snow Crews For Enduring SnowChicago officials are thanking residents for enduring the city's latest icy covering of snow this week, but they warn more is yet to come.
Agreement Reached With Snow Plow, Garbage Truck Drivers' UnionSnow plow drivers will be back on the streets for any snow Sunday, after avoiding a strike vote.
Snow Plow, Garbage Truck Drivers' Union Threaten Strike VoteThe union suggests Chicago's plows could be idle when they're needed most due to a contract negotiation.
Snow Trucks Sent To Clear Streets Ahead Of Morning RushMore than 200 snow trucks were deployed across Chicago early Thursday as forecasters predicted snow showers throughout the morning.
Northwest Suburbs Hit Hard With Snow, Residents Are Trying To Keep UpSome of the harder hit communities in the area are in the north and northwest suburbs with snowfall totals of 4 inches or more.
Streets And Sanitation Enter Phase 3, With 287 Snow Plows On StreetsThe city has upgraded its snow-fighting plan to a Phase Three, putting 287 plows on the streets.
Chicago's Full Fleet Of Snow Plows Are Working To Clear StreetsChicago Department of Streets and Sanitation's full fleet of snow plow drivers is now out clearing the city's main streets.
Snow Plow Drivers Wishing Old Man Winter Would ReturnSo far this season, there hasn’t been much snow, certainly not enough for people whose livelihood depends on it.
Snow Plow Crews Prepping For Weekend StormWith the first real snowfall of the season expected to begin Friday night, crews have been getting their snow plows ready to hit the road, and checking their routes before they have to start clearing the streets.
Snowfall Prompts City To Deploy 200 Plows, Salt TrucksThe trucks will focus on arterial streets, Lake Shore Drive, hills, bridge decks, overpasses and “other vital public safety locations” early Friday, according to a statement from the department.
Lawndale Residents Say City Not Plowing Streets Fast EnoughIt's been three days now since the big blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on Chicago.
City Adding More Trucks, Crews To Effort To Clear Snow From Side StreetsWednesday morning, the city deployed 650 pieces of equipment to remove snow from side streets – including 315 snow plows, and 335 pieces of heavy construction equipment – to help haul away the piles of snow created by plows. In addition, the city has dispatched approximately 300 laborers to help shovel snow.
Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy MessAs of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.
Plow Drivers Gear Up To Deal With SnowMany of us complain about it, but plow drivers love this weather.