Public Works prepares for winter, buys new plows
October 23, 2019
Sweet Home Public Works is better prepared for a snowstorm like the one in late February with a pair of new plow blades.
The first was among the tools available for the department's new Kubota Tool Cat, said Streets Crew Leader Brian Womack Thursday. "We bought a big snowplow yesterday, and we just put it into service."
The new one is a folding plow blade that can attach to one of the two used dump trucks the city purchased in the past year.
The blade cost $10,000. The truck cost $26,000.
Womack said Public Works purchased the new blades because of the snowstorm last winter.
"Last year to...