Snow And Ice Control Policy Revisions And Equipment

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Presentation by Township of Langley regarding snow and ice removal policy. Township Council, Monday, Oct. 26, 2009.

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Snow And Ice Control Policy Revisions And Equipment

  1. 1. Snow and ice Control Policy Revisions and Equipment Upgrades
  2. 2. 2009/2010 1 st and 2 nd priority Snow and Ice Control Map
  3. 3. Equipment Upgrades <ul><li>9 front mount ploughs for the tandem dump trucks </li></ul><ul><li>6 Articulating ploughs to fit single axle trucks for leveling snow on 3 rd priority roads </li></ul><ul><li>2 small brine tanks for de-icing and anti-icing </li></ul><ul><li>2 four wheel drive single axle trucks with front plough mounts </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Township had 3 tandem trucks equipped to mount front ploughs </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The purchase of nine new ploughs will reduce the time to clear large snowfalls </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The old ploughs allowed snow to be thrown onto the truck covering the lights and the windshield </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The new plough design will throw the snow forward allowing for faster ploughing speeds </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The present single axle trucks with front mount ploughs push the snow to the sides which will continue to work for major streets </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The new articulating plough will disperse snow to both sides reducing the size of windrows in residential areas </li></ul>
  10. 10. Two new small Brine Systems for anti-icing and de-icing have been acquired .
  11. 11. QUESTIONS?

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