City of Burien map
The yellow roads are primary routes where snow will be removed first. The secondary routes are in orange.

Burien crews ready for snow

Burien City Public Works staffers say city snow-removal crews are ready for the first flakes to fall in Burien.

The crew works 24 hours in continual 12-hours shifts during storms. They first will clear arterials, then secondary streets, and if possible, residential streets.

Burien operates two large plows and two mini-plows.

To view primary and secondary roads that will be plowed, see the snow routes map.

In the case of heavy, deep snowfall, crews will focus mainly on arterials, officials noted.

Residents can obtain information about road conditions, power outages, facility closures and other storm-related news on the city of Burien website (, which will be updated. Similar storm-related information will also be available by tuning in to the city radio station, 540 AM.

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