Winter Readiness Resources

City of Altoona Public Works Department Winter Weather Information


  •      Over 360 lane miles of roadway
  •      12 plow zones
  •      16 heavy and medium duty 4 x 4 trucks at full compliment
  •      Liquid pre-treatment of select roads
  •      24 hour coverage utilizing two shifts
  •      Off hour patrols monitoring road conditions
  •      Salt capacity of 800 tons
  •      Anti-skid capacity of 800 tons
  •      Radio dispatch and real time monitoring
  •      ​Use of personalized, professional forecasting services

 

Average Winter Materials Usage

Salt - 4500 tons

Antiskid - 500 tons

Salt Brine - 5000 gallons


*Please note:  For the duration of a snow event, requests for winter services will be addressed only through 911, Altoona Police, Altoona Fire 
or Emergency Operations (if activated)*

           

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