Public Works Maintenance1820 Roosevelt Blvd.Eugene, OR 97402 Ph: 541-682-4800 Fx: 541-682-4882 Email
Public Works Ice / Snow Plan
Ice and snow storms can cause a severe economic impact on the community depending on the intensity and duration of the storm.This plan is designed to keep transportation systems as operational and as safe as possible during ice/snow storms in order to minimize the economic impact on the community and to provide the prudent motorist with a reasonably safe traveling surface.
Streets are placed on the snow route list by reviewing specific criteria. The criteria determine whether they are included on the list, as well as priority designation. These are the criteria:
These policies apply to the City of Eugene street system and to streets for which the City of Eugene has special maintenance agreements with other jurisdictions for ice and snow control.Snow and Ice Control operations consist of snow plowing, sanding, anti-icing and deicing.These polices do not apply to the Eugene Airport because airport snow removal practices and procedures (i.e. plowing, anti-icing, sanding, and deicing) are influenced by the Federal Aviation Administration and the operating requirements of commercial air carriers: