Snow Removal Update
Current Status: No additional snow has fallen in the past 24 hours. Snow hauling operations in residential areas will continue where drainage problems exist. Additionally crews are clearing snow from drainage structures and using steam boilers to thaw frozen storm drain systems where necessary. Pothole patching crews are also working both day and night shift. Additionally crews are preparing for the beginning of the street sweeping season. Street sweeping will begin this Sunday evening April 8th. The sweeping will initially be limited to night shift operations in the Central Business District but will expand to sweeping of arterial and collector streets as weather permits.
Crews are continuing to work a 5-10s schedule both night and day shifts.
- 4 graders are plowing area wide arterial and collector streets.
- Number of trucks at work: 8 trucks
- North of Dimond Blvd/West of Jewel Lake Rd. Lake Hurst Subdivision.
- North of Northern Lights Blvd/West of Lake Otis Pkwy. East Ridge Condominiums.
Anchorage snow fall 2011-2012 (inches)
|April 3, 2012
Budget expended on snow removal
||Oct 2010- mar 2011
||Oct 2011- Mar 2012
|April 3, 2012
** Please note this only reflects payroll through 3-11-12. In addition fuel costs for February along with other miscellaneous costs also are not posted as yet. Contractual services (snow hauling trucks) cost are current to 3-23-12.
We have removed snow from approximately 95% of neighborhoods at least once this year with operations continuing around the clock.
It is also important to remember many large roads, such as Debarr, Muldoon, Tudor, Minnesota, and the main roads on the hillside are State owned & maintained.
Safety issues such as sanding, or emergency vehicle access can be called into the Street Maintenance Dispatch Hotline: 343-8277 Or if it is one of those large state roads, call the state hotline: 338-1466.