Why do City plow trucks push snow into my driveway after I clean it?

When plowing, the snow may end up on the driveway you just shoveled. We apologize for the inconvenience this causes you.  If your schedule permits, you may want to wait and clear your driveway after City plows have passed through your street. If it is a significant snowfall, the snowplows will probably be back.

Streets are typically opened with one pass through, so that streets can be made passable for drivers as soon as practical. Snowplows may return to open the street curb-to-curb. This is done to clear areas for on-street parking, where it is permitted, and to allow melting snow to drain into catch basins. We regret that you may find some of this snow on your recently shoveled driveway and you have to shovel it again.

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1. Can you tell me exactly when my street will be plowed?
2. Why is snow pushed in front of my driveway and/or on my sidewalk? Will you come and clear it?
3. What if I am unable to clear the snow from my sidewalk or driveway because of age or disability?
4. Why do City plow trucks push snow into my driveway after I clean it?
5. How can I minimize the snow that gets plowed in my driveway?
6. Does the City allow snow to be plowed or shoveled into the street?
7. Why doesn't the City plow alleys?
8. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks and bikepaths?
9. Who should clear fire hydrants of snow?
10. The Post Office has told me they will not deliver mail because of the snow in front of the mailboxes. What will the City do?
11. Who do I contact if a City snow plow damages my lawn?