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Winter Weather Operations Response Plan


Weather Conditions


Stage I


Snow Patrol

Stage II

Snowing - roads snow covered with less than 3"

Spread salt on salting routes (which include Emergency Routes and Primary Neighborhood Streets)

Stage III

Snowing - 3" or greater accumulation

Start Plan II operations (clearing Emergency Routes curb-to-curb and to bare pavement)

Stage IV

Precipitation stopped

Start neighborhood plowing

Stage V

Precipitation stopped

Many plow routes complete




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Highway Services · Montgomery County Department of Transportation
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