PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It does not appear Pittsburgh’s online snow plow tracker will be up and running for this weekend’s looming winter storm.READ MORE: Black Bear Spotted Roaming Forward Township Neighborhood
The site has been down since November when officials started making upgrades.
Among the upgrades include showing which trucks are actively plowing or spreading salt, enhanced vehicle capacity, personnel changes, a modified road salt mixture and more.READ MORE: Inbound Lanes Of Route 28 Near RIDC Park Reopen After Car Crashes Into Hillside
City officials say the new salt material will be tinted blue to help people see it on the roads.
Department of Public Works trucks are also being equipped with new technology to allow the public and supervisors to see the when the vehicle’s plow and salt spreader are in use.
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