Crews were still at work this morning removing snow from streets and alleys across the city.

A front-end loader scoops snow from the 1000 block of Davis Street into a waiting truck this morning. (Jan Smith photo)

Snow emergency daytime parking restrictions will be in effect today through Sunday on side streets around town, in one sign of a return to normalcy, classes resumed this morning in District 65 schools and at Evanston Township High School.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

Join the Conversation

3 Comments

  1. Plowing Alleys ?

    Response to :So glad I don’t live in Chicago
    Chicago: we do not plow alleys: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/02/04/city-we-do-not-plow-alleys/"

    ====================================

    Several years ago the question of plowing alleys came up and I called the city engineer and they said the city does not plow alleys. 

    Recently a streets employee [not a plower] said they do.

    I’ve never seen a city plow in an alley [but then I’m not an alderman or city administrator who I’m sure never see snow piles around their places] .  Many people assume the garbage truck traffic that makes the paths but don’t plow.

    I know people who think the city plows alleys and having parking lots behind their buildings think they can move their snow to he alley for the city to clean-up.

    Anyone know the truth ?

    ===================

    Wedn. AM a Case [Caterpillar like] plow went down Rosalie and plowed it then turned north and did no more.   I assume the people on the street hired the plower [but I don’t know what city officials live there] since Rosalie is a very small street and Asbury was still a mess as were many more major streets.  Do many neighborhoods hire their own plows ?
     

  2. Both sides on street on Thursday—-everywhere ?

    By Thursday evening I saw both sides of the streets from Lincoln to Central and Sheridan to Ridge [only streets I was by] had been plowed on both sides.

    Since aside from Lincoln and Central, these are not major streets, I assume all the more major  streets were plowed on both sides Thursday and the minor streets also, as these were. 

    Correct ?

Leave a comment
The goal of our comment policy is to make the comments section a vibrant yet civil space. Treat each other with respect — even the people you disagree with. Whenever possible, provide links to credible documentary evidence to back up your factual claims.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *