City Preparing for Snow and Ice

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City Preparing for Snow and Ice

Medford Snow Preparations are underway to keep traffic moving this winter. Throughout the year Public Works crews prepare for inclement weather by servicing equipment, stockpiling sanding materials, ensuring crew members are trained properly on equipment use, and reviewing safety procedures.

You can report slippery or icy road conditions to our Public Works department by calling 541-774-2600.

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  • To report a Public Works emergency please call Medford Public Works Operations Division at 541-774-2600.
  • Get notified about emergencies and other community alerts via your home phone, cell phone, text message or email by signing up for our Citizen Alert Program.
  • Click here to get the latest information on area weather conditions.
  • Check conditions before heading out on the road here.

Snow & Ice

PW Snow

The Public Works Operations Division responds to snow events with various levels of response depending on the intensity and duration of the storm. Click here to see all sanding routes.

Due to the significant elevation differences between areas of the City and the general "valley" topography, snow events in Medford vary a great deal. Frequently asked questions regarding snow response and sanding routes.

Sandbag Station is Open

The city offers a free sandbag station in the parking lot of the Public Works Service Center (821 N Columbus Avenue). The self-service station is stocked with sand and sandbags and can be accessed at any time. Here are instructions for filling sandbags.



More information on the City's Inclement Weather Plan

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