Municipal Facilities & Commuter Lots
ResponsibilitiesThe Village of Northbrook’s Public Works Department is responsible for plowing and salting of commuter parking lots, parking lots at municipal facilities and sidewalks adjacent to these facilities. Plowing and salting operations for these facilities are conducted with Village personnel and equipment and are performed concurrently with other snow and ice control operations.
Parking lots are salted using a 5-ton dump trucks equipped with a salt spreader and a blended liquid deicer tank. Parking lots are plowed using Village end loaders equipped with plow blades or snow pusher attachment. Sidewalks that are adjacent to Village facilities or the train station are shoveled and salted with a skid steer loader or by hand.