Chemical De-Icing Procedures

Policy
The City's policy is to use the minimum amount of deicing material to achieve the safest possible street surface.

Procedure
During storm activities, liquid deice is applied to selected materials, collector streets, and street intersections to prevent snow from bonding to the pavement. Liquid deicing also to provide better traction and to aids in snow removal efforts.

De-icing material is mixed with sand to keep it from freezing.