Mercer County Engineer’s Snow & Ice Statistics

4-15-20

Snow & Ice statistics for winter season 2019-2020

Mercer County, 385.661 miles of roads

13 snow plows average 29-30 miles per route (one way)

35 days of snow & ice control in winter of 2019-2020

Salt used – 1,300.25 tons = $97,149.56

Grit used – 1.300.25 tons = $11,702.25

Total material costs during the winter season = $108,851.81

Total regular labor hours on snow & ice = 1,566.00 hours

Overtime hours                         =    841.50 hours

Total costs for snow & ice during the season = $293,087.65 (Equip., labor, & material)

Average cost for snow & ice control            2014-2015 season = $950.18/mile

2015-2016 season = $399.54/mile

2016-2017 season = $431.49/mile

2017-2018 season = $699.21/mile

2018-2019 season = $758.47/mile

                                                                      2019-2020 season = $759.97/mile

Jim Wiechart

Mercer County Engineer