Photo from Wikimedia Commons.
The county government maintains a winter storm information portal where residents can find a variety of information relevant to the storm expected to hit the area tonight.
About 200 employees and 175 pieces of equipment are available for snow removal. In addition, the county can call on nearly 200 contractors and their equipment if necessary.
Snow removal activities start once three inches of snow has accumulated. Prior to that, workers pretreat roads and lay down salt and abrasives on area streets.
The portal includes links where residents can learn who is responsible for clearing their street, the status of snow removal operations, and submit a service request.
In addition, there is information about how the county prepares for a storm, as well as actions taken during and after the storm.
Residents can stay up to date on the latest information by subscribing to the Alert Montgomery system.
Follow Source of the Spring on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Sign up for our free Weekly Newsletter here. Submit events to our Community Events Calendar here. Please send tips and questions through our News Tips form, or email [email protected]
See something around town? Tag your photos on Twitter & Instagram with #SourceShots.
Latest posts by Mike Diegel (see all)
- 8407 staff heading to Mrs. K’s - October 21, 2017
- Pepco trucks working along Wayne Avenue - October 20, 2017
- Proposed zoning amendment would regulate antennas for wireless service - October 20, 2017