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Colorado weather forecast: As large snow storm moves in, cities plans to plow side streets after storm

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More than 120 light plows will be deployed on Denver residential streets Thursday night and will remain out until further notice. Some 4X4 pickup trucks and small dump trucks with plows will be getting the job done. They are driven by trained employees from the Denver Public Works and Denver Parks and Recreation.

Plows will be working to keep the streets manageable. They will not be plowed to bare pavement, and no de-icing materials will be spread. 

In addition, Denver Public Works Street Maintenance will deploy 68 large plows which will both de-ice and plow the main, striped streets.

Drivers are encouraged to exercise caution when driving. If you have questions, please contact Denver Public Works at 720-291-0820.

Aurora will have 65 plows on the road throughout the pending storm, clearing the way for travelers.

The following is a list of metro area town and city plans for snow removal and their websites with more detailed information.

Aurora - 65 plows

Boulder - 15 plows, 2 bike path plows

Broomfield - 34 plows

Castle Rock - 11 large plows, 10 smaller trucks  

Centennial - 12 plows

CDOT -West & Southwest of Denver 26 plows
-Summit & Western Clear Creek Counties 12 plows
-East of Denver to the Kansas line - 21 trucks daytime/15 trucks nighttime

Commerce City - 9 plows

Denver - 125 Light Plows, 68 Large Plows

Douglas County
Highlands Ranch area - 24 plows
Parker area - 7 plows, 2 graders
Sedalia - 6 plows, 2 graders
Southern county - 5 graders & 6 plows

Fort Collins - 22 plows

Golden-6 plows

Greeley - 20 plows

Greenwood Village - 13 plows

Lakewood - 34

Littleton - 8 plows

Thornton - 28 plows, 22 loaders

Westminster - 18 plows

Simone VonRivenburgh contributed to this report.

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