Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4th, 2021 (Eastern Time) and beginning April 20th, 2021 (Eastern Time) the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.

Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsWeather · 2 months ago

Where do cities take all the snow off of the roads?

Like when it doesn't melt I know it would get like a gigantic solid wall know if they didn't take it somewhere

2 Answers

Relevance
  • 2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    depends on the city. Some on a vacant lot owned by the city, some into a river or lake.

    one year when Boston had a lot of snow, the pile of accumulated snow didn't melt until late July.

  • 2 months ago

    In cities, it's mostly piled up along the side of the road, making it very difficult for pedestrians to cross the street. Elsewhere, it is frequently dropped into bodies of water, raising the salinity marginally.

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.