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Snow & Ice Removal FAQ's


Below are several topics addressed by the City of Highland Park and the Public Works Department to help our community during the winter months. In addition to the information provided below, you may also review
the City's Snow and Ice Control Manual

For general questions or concerns regarding the snow and ice removal process for the City of Highland Park, review the topics below or contact the Street Section Foreman, Randy Abbott, at 847.926.1147.

When are specific streets plowed?

How is the application of salt managed?

Why do plows occasionally fill driveway approaches?

When are public sidewalks plowed?

How should drivers navigate the road when encountering a snow plow? 

What assistance can residents provide?

What if a snow plow damages my property or mailbox?

Who should residents call?

Salt impact on water quality