Cincinnati crews working around-the-clock to manage snow and ice

Cincinnati crews working around-the-clock to manage snow and ice

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The City of Cincinnati is under a winter weather advisory until Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 1:00 a.m.

City officials say crews have been treating roads around-the-clock since Friday and will continue to do so. The Department of Public Services has 75 trucks on the road, working 12-hour rotations. DPS treats more than 3,100 lane miles of roadway.

The city is encouraging people to utilize off-street parking to give crews plenty of space on the road to do their jobs.

Officials said crews are making significant progress; however, are then being subsequently setback by the formation of new bands of snow and below freezing temperatures.

City officials say DPS has these resources to treat this winter weather event:

  • About 22,000 tons of salt
  • About 21,000 gallons of calcium chloride
  • About 16,000 gallons of beet juice
  • About 73,000 gallons of brine
  • 81 pieces of equipment

City officials also say that you can get information on their snow plows and report urgent matters and service requests on their website.

Be sure to stay with FOX 19 NOW for the latest on the winter weather event.

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