Chicago Snow By The Numbers

Here's a look at how the city tackles winter weather.

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287: The number of snow plows available to sweep and salt the streets. Snow Command has also deployed an additional 26 smaller four-wheel drive plows.
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9,400: Lane miles. The length of the Department of Streets and Sanitation's snow route.
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285,000: Tons. The amount of salt stationed throughout the city.
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150: Dollars. The minimum towing fee for violating the city's winter overnight parking ban. Motorists would also face a $60 ticket and $20 daily storage fee in addition to the towing fee.
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5: Feet. The width of the foot path on any sidewalk that must be cleared of snow.
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1,500: The number of cameras monitored by Snow Command to assess pavement conditions.
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40: Inches. The amount of snow that the National Weather Service is predicting for the 2013-2014 winter season. This estimate is 10 inches more than last year.
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