Public Works Crews Busy Due to Relentless Winter Weather

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Public works says pothole patching is down right now due to crews spending so much time still plowing and salting.

Crews have been out plowing 36 days this season as opposed to just 12 days last season.

Overtime for workers is up over 500% and salt tons have increased over 300% from last year.

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