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Tulsa Oklahoma Winter Preparedness | Josh Barnett, Realtor

reposted from: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/city-services/streets/winter-preparedness.aspx

The City of Tulsa is responsible for clearing snow and ice from certain segments of the Tulsa expressway system and all arterial (main) streets. Other expressway segments in Tulsa are the responsibility of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

The goal of the program is to make expressways and arterial streets safe and passable as soon as possible after snowfall or ice begins.

These resources are available to attain this goal:

  • 55 truck-mounted sand-salt spreaders. (62 before season's end)
  • 39 truck-mounted snow plows. (44 before season's end)
  • 4 motor graders for use as plows.
  • Approximately 14,500 tons of salt
  • 160 employees (including drivers and support staff)

The spreaders are assigned to 35 specific routes totaling 1,742 lane-miles. Spreading and plowing routes are prioritized based on traffic counts. Once the main streets are cleared and conditions permit, selected residential streets are treated based upon traffic and steepness.

You can get information on winter storm operations 24 hours a day at 918-596-9711.

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