Snow Removal Policy
As the up and coming
snow season approaches, please keep in mind the Snow Emergency Levels
set by the State of Ohio.
Please never pass a snow plow or spreader truck
unless ABSOLUTELY necessary !!
The Hocking County Engineer’s Department is responsible for the removal of ice and snow on the County Highway System. We have 15 crews with each having a designated route and all are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are experiencing a problem area, please call our office at 740 385 8543. If there is no answer at this number please call the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office at 740 385 2131 or the local 911.
REMEMBER BRIDGES , OVERPASSES AND RAMPS FREEZE UP FIRST.
NO CURRENT SNOW EMERGENCY IN HOCKING COUNTY
SNOW EMERGENCY LEVELS
Pursuant to Attorney General Opinion 86-023, the Sheriff of a county may declare a snow emergency and temporarily close roads.
Keeping this in mind, there has been some confusion as to what a snow emergency actually means.