If you live on one of Arlington’s many narrow roadways, you should have received a postcard with tips heading into winter. Residents on cul-de-sacs will want to pay particular attention as such roads are particularly tricky to clear during and after a big snowstorm.
Following this simple advice will make life easier for you, your neighbors and the County while digging out from any snowstorm.
When big snow is in the forecast or already down, a little coordination could win you and your neighbors some wonderful snow swag. We’re looking for photographic proof of a narrow street clear of parked cars or parked to just to one side during/after a storm. The longer the stretch of cleared roadway, the better the winnings. Winter snowfighting gear courtesy of the generous people at Arlington’s Twins Ace Hardware. Prize packages might include official Arlington County reusable straws and ice cream scoops but no guarantees.
Coordination is key and the street must be on the County’s official list of designated narrow roadways. Upload photographs to @ArlingtonDES on Twitter or @ArlingtonDES on Facebook. Provide street name and block number.
Note: Gear would be delivered to the winners in time for the next storm.
For storm-related issues involving streets, sidewalks and ART bus stops. Note: Form activation varies by storm.
Report Your Issue
View plowing activity on Arlington County roadways. Map activation varies by storm.
View Activity Map
The snow issues form opens only after snowfall has ended, varying with each storm.
Trails status: 703-228-6525
Department of Environmental Services Twitter Feed
Sign up for free alerts about local traffic, hazardous weather, major events, & more at: ArlingtonAlert.com.