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Plowing oil roads

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by holstonsnow, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. holstonsnow

    holstonsnow Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I have an opportunity to start plowing oil site access roads so I was wondering if anyone has experience plowing private roads. I'm not even sure what a good price range is for roads. Any insight or advice would be appreciated!
  2. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 805

    Private roads are just like a parking lot, only not as wide.

    Private roads are just like a driveway, only longer.

    Drive in, get yourself turned around and drive out. Next.

    This one is gravel, drop the plow, pick it up a few inches and repeat what you did before. Next.
  3. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,838

    then for price, take your rate x time you think it will take to plow = price, just remember to include things like travel time in bad weather, traffic, deep snow ect. into consideration when you calculating times.