Snow & Ice Report

Averages Per Season
  • Times out - 19
  • Salt usage (December 2005 to April 2013) - 2,215 tons
  • Average route - 9.2 miles
  • Average miles traveled to make one run - 26 miles
Past Usage
Year  Times Out  Salt Used (In tons) 
2005  21 1,900
2006  11 1,400
2007  16 2,200
2008  21 2,600
2009  14 2,250
2010  23 2,419
2011  30 3,130
2012
 21
1,823
 2013  
     



In the past eight years, 113 tons of salt average use per event were used. The highest usage in the last 20 years was 3,800 tons.

How long does it take to plow roads in Springfield Township?
  • Salt - 3 hours
  • Quick plow - 6 to 7 hours (Plow in, plow out)
  • Complete plow - 12 hours (Curb to curb and intersections requiring multiple passes with the plow)
Cul-De-Sacs
We have about 275 cul-de-sacs in the township. To perform a complete clean up would average about 10 minutes per cul-de-sac. That equals 2,750 minutes or additional 46 hours of work (over 4.5 hours additional per route).