Snow Plowing Operations

As we all know, living in Wisconsin means that we have to deal with snow during our winter months. When snow falls, the City starts our snow plowing operations. We will generally plow and salt our main roads first (examples include Sunnyslope, Grange, Calhoun, Lincoln), then move into our secondary streets and conclude with our cul-de-sacs and final cleanup. The City does not plow County maintained roadways.

In areas that do not have curb and gutter, we place plow guide stakes at various locations to help our drivers navigate the roadways during plowing operations where the edge of the roadway is not visible. If you have underground sprinkler systems near the roadway, please keep the heads up or mark them in fall so that our drivers are aware of them while they are placing stakes.

Plow Fact Sheet

Snow Plow plowing snow

Snow Plowing Concerns

If you notice your grass has been damaged or you have salt damage, call or email (snowdamagereporting@newberlin.org) and we will add your information to the plow damage list for Spring repairs. The Streets Division will return when weather permits and clean up the area, install topsoil, seed, and cover the area with straw. We ask the resident to make sure the seed is watered regularly to ensure proper seed growth. 

You can report damage by calling  262-780-4609, or use the snow plowing concerns form, or email our office (snowdamagereporting@newberlin.org). 

If you have mailbox and/or lawn damage from snow plowing, use the link. Our mailbox repair policy can be reviewed at the following link mailbox policy.

We apologize for any inconvenience, but under some circumstances, snowplow drivers have limited visibility (snow and ice tips) 

County Road Snow Plowing Damage

Waukesha County maintained roads are Beloit Rd, College Ave, Cleveland Ave, Janesville Rd, Lawnsdale Rd, Moorland Rd, National Ave, and Racine Ave. If you have property damage, including lawn or mailbox damage, please contact the Waukesha County Highway Department at 262-548-7736.

Snow Emergency

A snow emergency is declared during the period of a severe snowstorm or immediately thereafter. Vehicles are not permitted to park on any street or public parking lot during this time. Such a procedure allows snowplows unimpeded access to move easily and quickly to remove snow.