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$1 million an inch

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Crazygator, Feb 18, 2003.

  1. Crazygator

    Crazygator Member
    from TN
    Messages: 51

    Watching the news I see this storm is supposed to cost New York City area $1 Million per inch, or now $20 Million.

    Is this true? If so I hope the $$$ will fall into the hands of our plowsite members!
     
  2. firemedic680

    firemedic680 Member
    from BG Ohio
    Messages: 49

    I heard that too ... is that amazing or what . I think that is just the cost the city has in payroll , OT , fuel , salt ect ect but im not sure .
    Scott
     
  3. JCurtis

    JCurtis Banned
    Messages: 862

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!! maybe some bright entrepernurial sole could make a proposal to Mayor Bloomberg about contracting it all out.


    ;) and I'm surprised the person I'm thinking of hasn't thought about it.... or maybe they have??????????????

    Anything is possible.....
     
  4. fordman

    fordman Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    $1 million an inch
    I heard that what it was costing New York as well. Wish I could make that much per inch.payup
     
  5. copandplower

    copandplower Member
    Messages: 44

    I bet they are subbing out a lot. Here in Rochester we are used to snow and our city subs out about $300 k worth of work each event. I was very surprised when I first found that out about Rochester because it seems like we have a million city owned plow trucks.
     
  6. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Well,there's your ammo next time a customer tells ya your to expensive-Give the mayor of NYC a call for an estimate:D
     
  7. drobson

    drobson Senior Member
    Messages: 112

    I heard today that the cost for Boston in $68,000 per hour for their snow removal.
     
  8. Grazzmazter1

    Grazzmazter1 Junior Member
    from .
    Messages: 8

    Well i hope most of the money falls into the pockets of our members also. However, we all know this is never going to happen.
     
  9. JThompson

    JThompson Member
    from NYC
    Messages: 71

    NYC Dept of Sanitation handles most of the plowing here. I am not aware of any subcontracting they do. Dept of Transportation handles some too. The million per inch does not go to guys like us. Wish it did!!!