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MnDOT reminds public not to push snow on to roads

 

December 7, 2019



The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is illegal to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street.

Minnesota law and many local ordinances prohibit the plowing, blowing, shoveling or otherwise placing of snow onto public roadways. This includes the ditch and right of way area along the roadside. Pushing snow on public roadways becomes an increasing issue with each snow storm during the winter because snow piles become larger and more difficult to manage.

“Placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards, including drainage problems, driftin...



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