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Tuesday's snow storm dumped a good half-foot or more of the white stuff across the region, which resulted in an old-fashioned "snow day" for many. While residents were digging out their vehicles, driveways and sidewalks, village plows were working to clear the roadways. Patch wants to know how you rate the snow removal service of your village. Take our poll and share your comments. Related: Deerfield’s Snow Removal Better Than Its Neighbors Snow Blower Etiquette in Deerfield: What Times of Day Are Appropriate to Snow Blow? 5 Snow Games to Rid the Winter Blues in Deerfield
Village use more trucks over fewer miles than Highland Park or Lake Forest.
Did you wonder how Deerfield’s snow removal efforts stacked up against neighboring towns? Patch has been wondering the same thing and decided to take a closer look. The results: Deerfield does very well. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Deerfield plows 70 miles of roads each time it snows using 20 trucks with plows of varying sizes, according to Street Foreman Eric Oscarson. That would be 3.5 miles of road per vehicle. In Highland Park, the city has 150 miles to clear and utilizes 15 trucks, according to Bill Stewart of the Department of Public Works. That makes an average of 10 miles per truck. Lake Forest has 120 miles of roads needing attention and puts 14 trucks on the street, …