Has Denver plowed your street yet?

Plowing will continue through Thursday and you can track the plows moving around the city.
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A residential plow deployed by Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure works streets in Mar Lee. Jan. 18, 2023.
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Unfortunately, we can't tell you if the city has plowed your exact street yet.

It's sunny out today, but there's still a lot of snow on the ground, and that means plows are still out and about and you can track them online (or look out your window). If you click on the individual plows, you can see a history of where they've been already even if it doesn't look like it.

They'll keep plowing "round the clock" into Thursday, according to an update from the city. Drivers are working 12-hour shifts from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.

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While Denver's plows for major roads clear down to the asphalt, plows on side streets are only equipped to shave off the top few inches of snow to avoid damaging infrastructure. You shouldn't expect to be able to see the bare street even if plows have been through. These weren't fully deployed during recent heavy snowfalls, which is why the ice from the snow in December lingered.

When it comes to sidewalks, residential owners have until 24 hours and commercial owners have four hours after the snow stops to shovel.

This article has been updated to reflect that it has stopped snowing. 

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