MARINETTE—In order to minimize material, equipment and overtime costs the Marinette County Highway Department performs snow plowing operations during normal work hours (6 a.m. to 4 p.m.), according to Highway Commissioner Eric Burmeister.

However, there are times when limiting plowing between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday is not reasonable without compromising public safety, he continued. When inclement weather dictates the necessity to work outside normal business hours the Highway Department will use the following guidelines: