Snow Fleet: During the winter months, Columbia Public Works re-purposes its equipment by adding snow plows and salt spreaders. Public Works uses more than 40 pieces of equipment for snow plowing operations and of those, 35 vehicles are equipped with a plows and salt spreaders.
Click here to see photos of our snow fighting equipment .
- 12 tandem axle trucks with plow and spreader
- 9 single axle trucks with plow and spreader
- 14 one ton pickups with plow and spreader
- 1 motor grader
- 2 loaders (Loaders are used to load salt into spreaders.)
- 4 backhoes
In a major event, Columbia Public Works can scale up resources by reaching out to other divisions and departments in the City.