How is it decided which streets get plowed first?

Main streets (also known as “arterial streets”) are plowed first as they move the most traffic.  In the event of a blizzard or a snow so large that crews cannot keep up, they will fall back and only plow the main roads until the snow ends.  Secondary roads, like a residential street with relatively low traffic, will be plowed as part of the normal operation, but will be secondary to arterial streets.

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1. Does the Public Works Department plow all streets in the Village?
2. Can I park on the street after a snow fall?
3. How is it decided which streets get plowed first?
4. How soon after a snowfall do plowing and salting operations begin?
5. Can I shovel snow from a sidewalk or driveway entrance into the street?
6. What if the fire hydrant in front of my home gets covered with snow?
7. Why can’t the Public Works Department’s snow removal staff prevent snow from discharging in front of my driveway during plowing operations?
8. How is snow removal handled on my cul-de-sac?
9. Will the Village replace my mailbox if it is damaged by a snowplow?