DPW crews out in full force: 100+ trucks prepare to keep roads clear in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Department of Public Works crews will be on the roads tonight starting at 7 p.m. to prepare for Saturday night’s snowfall.

The DPW tells FOX6 News 106 salt trucks will begin salting side streets first, and then they’ll salt the main streets.

Once the snow starts to fall, those salt trucks will be equipped with plows.

If needed, 60 garbage trucks are on standby to help out with plowing.

Due to the snowfall expected, a snow emergency has been declared in the Village of Pleasant Prairie beginning at 12 a.m. Sunday morning, February 1st and lasting until 7 a.m. on Monday, February 2nd.

During the snow emergency, no parking is allowed on village streets. All snow emergency parking restrictions will be enforced throughout this time period in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

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