Woodbury plows were out at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, when more than a foot of snow fell on the city.
“They basically worked around the clock,” said Jim Triebold, street superintendent, and didn’t head home until 9:30 a.m. Monday.
The city got 14 inches of snow, he said.
“I think we fared pretty well,” Triebold said.
Public Works crews plowed the entire city three times as snow fell at a rate of about three-quarters of an inch an hour, Triebold said. It takes about eight hours to plow the city one time, he said.
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The storm was similar to a spring snow event, he said, with wet flakes getting packed down on Woodbury streets.
“It’s just like if you’re making a snowball,” Triebold said. “It acts the same way on the street.
There aren’t too many areas of the city with that hard pack, which was made worse by the number of vehicles out on the roads during the storm, he said.
“I could have sworn it was Black Friday,” he said.
Crews were out on Tuesday salting some of those spots and planned to get out again on Wednesday and clean up those areas, Triebold said.