I have lived in towns where they get only a little more snow than here, but the
roads get snowpack and ice 6 inches deep and more, because they don't get
plowed in anything close to a timely manner. We would drive on that for weeks,
often until the first spring rain, which makes the most impossible roads
ever.Since moving to Salt Lake City over 10 years ago, I have driven
3 times when I thought the roads here were as bad as where I came from. That is
a great record! Thank you to Utah for having effective plans and
dedicated road crews taking care of our roads!
Having lived all over the world in the defense of this great country, I can
honestly tall you that the Utah road crews do a fabulous job and are horribly
unappreciated. Not every street can be plowed within an hour of a storm, but
compared to what the rest of the country deals with, we have it made.
Ooooo, it look s like someone has:An axe to grind, Score
to settle, Chip on their shoulder, Hidden Agenda, Having
lived in Seattle for 22 years.4+ inches closed the city for days.I think the snow crews did a super-human and FANTASTIC job given the
Mr. & Mrs. Balderas-- as stated 3300 South is a State road serviced by UDOT.
Please review Mayor Ben's comments yesterday regading artifical
boundaries that block / hinder varies government services. Given the heavy snow
and terrific removal process during the last few weeks, I suggest you support
consolidation of services, including snow removal which should not be managed by
artifical city, township, county and state lines. As a supporter of the failed
Millcreek City, you of all people can see the false hope of a limited government
entity providing services in this valley as we are now nearly people-to-people.
Your effort to lay blame on the County is short-sided of the real issue, which
is eliminating overlaping (duplication) and costly government services in this
valley. By the way, snow removal in East Mill Creek, Canyon Rim, Mount Olympus
and Millcreek has been exceptional during the recent heavy snow fall. Sorry
your road was a few hours behind.
Snow plows start with the most hazardous roads. This obviously directs them to
the ever increasing housing pressure up on the side hills of the mountains. So
those in the "low-lands" get snubbed because of those choosing to build
on the side of the hills. It makes sense since sloped roads are much more
hazardous--it's just kind of ashamed that the "hill people" get
Given the nature of our recent storms- lots of snow falling over an extended
period of time, I thought our roads were cleared pretty quickly. My thanks to
the snow removal crews who worked long hours over many days.
Given the long snowfall dur
To be sure 3300 South is a state road, not a Salt Lake County road and is UDOT
responsible. I live near Canyon Rim and the streets are plowed very quickly
when snow begins to accumulate and multiple times after that. I wondered where
the Balderas' lived and when Googled they came up on the "Future of
Millcreek" web site list of supporters. That group wanted to incorporate
Millcreek and did everything it could to disparage Salt Lake County, not sure
what motives might be here, but haven't seen snow removal as an issue.
I hope your not Republicans....