(4-25-18)

Snow & Ice statistics for Mercer County winter season 2017-2018

Mercer County, 385.804 miles of roads

12 snow plows average 32 miles per route (one way)

40 days of snow & ice control in winter of 2017-2018

  • Salt used – 1,252.75 tons = $62,152.82
  • Grit used – 1.252.75 tons = $10,961.62

Total material costs during the winter season = $73,114.44

Total regular labor hours on snow & ice = 1,464 hours

Overtime hours                         = 1,026 hours

Total costs for snow & ice during the season = $269,761.57 (Equip., labor, & material)

Average cost for snow & ice control

  •                                                                       2012-2013 season = $635.52/mile
  •                                                                       2013-2014 season = $1,267.47/mile
  •                                                                       2014-2015 season = $950.18/mile
  •                                                                       2015-2016 season = $399.54/mile
  •                                                                       2016-2017 season = $431.49/mile
  •                                                                       2017-2018 season = $699.21/mile

 

Submitted by Jim Wiechart –Mercer County Engineer

 

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