Full-city plow continues in Spokane neighborhoods

Full-city plow continues in Spokane neighborhoods

The City of Spokane’s revamped snow plan was put to the test after record snow totals across the area Friday. The National Weather Service reports that 7.1 inches of snow were measured at the Spokane International Airport Friday. The past record set on the same date in 1963 was 4.8 inches.

According to a city release, about 50 employees are working to clear snow and will continue to remove the snow 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until they’ve plowed every city street.

Crews are continuing to make progress on residential areas. The city reports that as of Saturday night, these are the areas being plowed.

-Residential Hill Routes, including in North Indian Trail (Route 25), Five Mile (Route 26), Lincoln Heights (Route 13), and Latah/Hangman (Route 10).

-Regular Residential Route, including Chief Garry Park (Route 4), Logan (Route 5), Emerson-Garfield (Route 6), and Nevada Heights (Route 20).

The City will continue to work in all four quadrants of the City as the Full-City Plow progresses. The order of plowing by quadrant for the rest of the City residential routes is expected to proceed as follows. :

Northeast -Minnehaha (Route 16), Hillyard (Route 17), Bemiss (Route 18), Whitman (Route 19), & Shiloh Hills (Route 27).

Northwest – Balboa/South Indian Trail (Route 24), Northwest (Route 23), (Browne’s Addition (Route 1), West Central (Route 7), North Hill (Route 21), & Aububon/Downriver (Route 22).

Southeast – Rockwood Hills (Route 12), East Central (Route 3), & Southgate (Route 15).

Southwest – Grandview/Thorpe (Route 9), Cliff-Cannon (Route 2), Manito/Cannon (Route 11), West Hills (Route 8), & Comstock (Route 14).

To see the routes, check out the residential plow route map. To check the progress of city plows, go to the city’s plow map.

Citizens are asked to park on the odd numbered side of the street to make room for plows.