Why isn't sand used?
Typically, sand is used for traction on steep roadways, not to melt snow, and is used sparingly. Streets receive salt treatment to melt snow or prevent ice accumulation and are then plowed. Heavy use of sand may also cause blockage of storm sewers and buildup along roadways.

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1. How does the City prioritize plowing?
2. Why does it take so long to plow the streets?
3. Will my street be plowed next?
4. Why isn't sand used?
5. Why did I see a truck without its plow down?
6. Where should I park?
7. Why did you plow me in?
8. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks?
9. How can I stay safe in snow?