The goal of the City of Blackfoot is to provide snow and ice response in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Prior to ice or snow conditions, the City applies de-icer in the form of salt brine. There are two phases for ice and snow response: 1) when snow or ice conditions exist, cinders with salt or salt brine is applied based on public safety needs, starting with primary arterial streets and major intersections; and 2) depending on pavement conditions and forecast, snow plowing will likely commence when three inches of snow accumulates. The City equipment resources to address winter road conditions.
3 Dump trucks with plows
The City maintains more than 120 lane miles of arterial, secondary, and residential streets that have been divided into (4) priorities: