How long does it take to plow the entire town?

Within 12 hours of the end of snowfall we try to have travel lanes cleared on every through street in the City. It takes 24 hours to finish the final push-back with the graders for a typical storm, and about 36 hours to finish all of the cul-de-sacs and dead-ends. There are many factors that influence snow removal response from quantity and type of snow to temperature and equipment failures, but these are numbers that we can achieve for the majority of the storms.

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1. How many units are in the City of Moscow Fleet?
2. What types of repairs are conducted by the Fleet Division?
3. How is the replacement cycle for City vehicles determined?
4. Does the City Fleet send any repair work to local shops?
5. What efforts does fleet make toward sustainability and fiscal responsibility?
6. What are the Streets Division responsibilities?
7. How many employees are in the Streets Division?
8. How many lane-miles of street do we maintain?
9. How long does it take to plow the entire town?
10. What are the plowing procedures (when and where do we plow and with how much snow?)
11. How many storm water detention ponds do we maintain?
12. How many miles of storm drainage pipe do we have?
13. How many street lights do we have?
14. Why do we trim trees and shrubs?
15. Why has the City of Moscow not paved my gravel street or alley?
16. Who is responsible for sidewalk snow removal and repair?