Snow Removal

Snow Removal Safety Tips for the Winter

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Many of us saw the first heavy snow of the season this past weekend. And as Old Man Winter settles in for the long haul, Dr. John Travnicek is sharing a few tips to stay safe. “Dress appropriately when you have to work outside or go outside, wear boots and warms socks. So, dress appropriately for outdoors,” said…

Continued Snowfall Helps One Small Business

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- If it feels like it has been a snowy and cold February, it’s because it has. Currently, we sit at 17.3″ of snow. This puts us over what we had for the month last year, when we got 15.2″. Our high temperature average to this point should sit at 30 degrees, we are sitting at 22. Our…

How Salt Affects Your Vehicles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Rust is never something you want to see on your vehicle. What causes this corrosion and how long can it take to start to the process? “If that calcium chloride and that salt and that corrosive material is already on the fender or wherever, we’re already seeing rust, it’s already turning orange almost immediately”, said co-owner of…

SDDOT Reminds Public About Illegally Dumping Snow

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. “The recent snowstorm across South Dakota the past few days has deposited a large amount of snow in many areas,” said…