Snow Removal


The City of Phillipsburg Public Works Department is responsible for the snow and ice removal on all city streets.

City personnel will respond when weather conditions create a high level of hazard to the traveling public. The severity and expected duration of severe winter weather will determine the level of response.


Emergency snow routes receive the first priority during sever winter weather. The remaining arterial and minor streets are second priority. Alleys are third priority and are cleared on an as needed basis.

Emergency snow routes include:
  • State Street
  • Second Street
  • Seventh Street
  • Fischer Drive
  • Park Street (between Seventh and Highway 183)
  • Nebraska Avenue (between Second and Seventh only)
  • C Street (between Second and Seventh only)
  • Fourth Street (between D Street and State Street only)
  • E Street (between Fourth and Fifth Street only)