Currently, there are 16 employees dedicated to snow removal during a snow event.
Lincoln County is responsible for 290 miles of blacktop and 44 miles of gravel roads. Lincoln County runs 14 trucks and two motor graders for snow removal. We currently have 14 snow removal routes.
Time to Clear
To clear both sides of the road, it takes approximately 3 hours for a truck to run one complete round on each route. The Highway Department averages 10 to 14 hours per day for snow removal. The hours are determined by the severity of the snow event.