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County lists priorities for snow plowing efforts


December 13, 2018

With Sunday night’s snowfall, Whitman County began snow plowing season for 2018-19, following fits and starts the past three weeks.

The county Public Works department, which handles snow plowing on county roads, has a priority list as follows: First priority is paved roads with the second priority remaining school bus and mail routes. The third priority is other access routes.

Priority two and three (gravel roads) are plowed only in the event of six inches of snow or drifting conditions.

Weekend work applies to snow conditions at the discretion of road district superintendents. The count...

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