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snow dumps filling up

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by nosnownogo, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. nosnownogo

    nosnownogo Member
    Messages: 47

    2 snow dumps in the general area filling up





  2. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    what is that place in the summer? those mountians must take 4-6 months to melt
  3. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    I remember in saner times you could dump snow in the Hudson River by me.A buddy of mine was pushing it off with a D8,got a little carried away getting too close to the water and did an oopsy.Yeah,another stupid reg from the Bureau of A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ and F_ _ _ ups---no more dumping snow in the river.
  4. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,828

    Nice pictures. That is a hell of alot of snow. That place is going to be a river all in its own. I bet those streets will be under water.
  5. roadking88

    roadking88 Member
    Messages: 33

    that's nuts you'll need a canoe in the spring for all that mess lol...
  6. nosnownogo

    nosnownogo Member
    Messages: 47

    The first 2 pictures are of a new dump space along side the road near st hubert airport .Behind the piles there is housing this was once military housing for the air base . Lots of large deep ditches just at the end of that street that over flow during the normal winter snow .This is one to watch.
    The three other shots are of a municipal snow dump that has been there since 1987 .There is residential
    housing , and a pump station to the left and a small Canadian National train yard behind .There will still be small black mounds of crud in june .
  7. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,193

    Cool pics.
    Those first 2 pictures are practically in my back yard. Ok 2 miles away, and its actually not even a snow dump. The dumps were full, so they picked that area for emergency dumping. They dumped load after load on the road and then blew the snow into these huge mountains. The reason there are spaces between them, is because of the light poles. There will be environmental issues come this spring.
  8. Mike S

    Mike S PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    Oh my god! In 04 we made a dump site out of a parking lot that was not being used. It was not even comparable with one of those piles! Im not worthy!
  9. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,521

    hahha my biggest pile this year i could push over with my hand...:cry:
  10. PORTER 05

    PORTER 05 Senior Member
    Messages: 449

    you shouldnt push snow into the rivers, there tons of chemicals and crap all over the roads, its not good in the river- good thing they banned it-
  11. bowtie_guy

    bowtie_guy Senior Member
    Messages: 551

    crazy high piles. I remember a few weeks ago they were on the news talking about the snow over there. They had an avalanch on the snow bank and had to dig out 3 dump trucks.
  12. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,719

    So none of the water from those piles in the pictures ever goes into a river?
  13. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    You could make a snow tubing resort there lol
  14. Bibbo

    Bibbo Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    who dumps there? is it only city/state or can any one go and dump? is there a charge to dump or like a dump sticker lol. thats pritty cool.
  15. nosnownogo

    nosnownogo Member
    Messages: 47

    the dump trucks were dug out in quebec city

    The pictures are the city of longueuil who run these dump sites for snow removed from city streets
    They have just about filled up the main dumps and are now puting snow on city land on the side of streets
  16. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Yeah we dont have that problem here......wash the truck on monday it was 68:D
  17. riverwalkland

    riverwalkland Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    they need one of those semi trailer snow melters.....
  18. JeepPlow18

    JeepPlow18 Senior Member
    Messages: 658

    That will take until the beginning of next winter to melt! Thats insane.
  19. riverwalkland

    riverwalkland Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    not with one of these:


    can melt up to 1440 cubic yards per hour....
  20. AbsoluteH&L

    AbsoluteH&L Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    I really don't get it with the snow melters, do you just flood the lot from the runoff. What if it's to cold and it just freezes back up before it goes anywhere?:dizzy: