City of
Madison

District 16

Alder Michael J. Tierney

Alder Michael J. Tierney

Alder Michael J. Tierney

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Tierney’s Updates

Street Division

December 24, 2017 4:48 PM

...no creatures were stirring, except for Streets Division snow plow operators!

Thirty-three plow drivers sprang from their beds to fight the new-fallen snow. Crews are maintaining the city's salt routes and sand first areas to assist everyone making their way through the city with their sleighs full of toys.  As a reminder, salt routes are the main thoroughfares of Madison, Madison Metro bus routes, and other vital streets. These are the only streets that will receive salt. Sand first areas are hills, curves, and intersections that will receive sand to assist with traction.
 
Crews will continue working on these the roads throughout the course of the storm.  Streets Division staff will keep monitoring conditions as well, and future updates will be provided if operations change.
 
With weather like this, it's best not to travel as quick as a flash.  Slippery spots may develop throughout Madison, especially in residential areas. Be sure to allow extra stopping distance and extra travel time. Everyone should be patient, slow, and cautious today on their way through the city in order to arrive at their destinations safely.  As with all snowy days, we at the Streets Division exclaim, "make good choices" to all so we all can have a good night.


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