By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MT. LEBANON (KDKA) — Mt. Lebanon is changing the way it deploys salt trucks after getting caught off guard by Thursday night’s snow.READ MORE: Idaho Lawmaker Wants Flags At Half-Staff Once Yearly For Abortions
Residents cited complaints about the state of Beverly Road, Bower Hill Road and Meadowcroft Avenue as snow fell during the evening traffic rush.
The township says plow truck drivers were not called in until after the snow started falling.READ MORE: Student Killed In Shooting Outside Oliver Citywide Academy
As a result, the trucks got stuck in the same traffic as other vehicles and were clearing paths where accidents had happened.
Mt. Lebanon’s local government leaders say they will call plow drivers an hour before snow is supposed to start falling.
“It normally takes me 10 minutes to get home,” said Rollier’s Hardware manager Harry Humbert. “It took me a good half an hour. The roads were all icy.”MORE NEWS: Suspect In Custody After 3 Shot In Clearview Mall Parking Lot
The plow trucks and drivers eventually got the job done, and roads in Mt. Lebanon are now clear.