Just a couple days before the official start of spring, our state experienced a severe winter storm that left up to 36 inches of snow in some spots.
Needless to say, that much snow meant ADOT’s snowplow drivers were kept very busy through the weekend.
How busy? To answer that, we rounded up stats from some of our maintenance districts. The crews working in these teams are among the nearly 400 ADOT employees trained to drive a snowplow.
When the weather gets like it did the weekend of March 17, snowplow operators will typically work 12-hour shifts to make sure the freeways are clear and drivable…