Preparing for Winter in Arlington

Published November 25, 2016

The Arlington County Government recently published a news release titled “Arlington Ready for Winter.” The report goes into detail on what residents of Arlington can expect from the county in terms of preparation, especially after the heavy winter last year. The main points were:

  • Piloting augmented deployment for large snow events
  • 9,200 tons of salt stockpiled
  • $1.38 million budgeted for snow removal
  • Improved snow issues form

The full report and detailed updates may be seen on the Arlington County Government website here. The news release also lists ways for residents to help with snow removal including coordinating with neighbors to park cars on one side of the street, clearing sidewalks, working from home or teleworking, use de-icers on sidewalks and staying informed through the Snow and Ice Central webpage.