Summary: Illinois Institute of Technology
The Snow Plan has been implemented to provide successful and responsive removal
of snow and ice from all campus roads, sidewalks and parking lots. The Snow Plan
can be activated at different response levels. This Plan provides basic guidelines to
manage snow removal but also retains flexibility for adjustments in the field.
I. Snow and Ice Removal Policy
It is the policy of the Facilities Department to have major parking lots, sidewalks,
handicap areas and pathways to main entrances cleared by 7:00 a.m. on weekdays
and weekends when classes are in session. Facilities usually reports to work when 1
inch of snow has fallen or icing conditions occur. The majority of IIT priority areas
can, in the absence of heavy accumulations of snow, ice, or ongoing precipitation, be
addressed before most routine campus activities begin.
Snow will be cleared in a set priority in order to provide maximum access to the
campus and its facilities. These priorities vary with the time of snow removal.
Snow removal priorities and responsibilities are as follows:
1) It is the responsibility of the Facilities Department to maintain the
2) In general, snow removal should have the following priorities:
a) Main pedestrian sidewalks and walkways. These main areas include: