The Department carries out snow removal and ice control operations generally following a priority for bituminous surfaced county roads, then gravel surfaced county roads, then township roads, ensuring that these roads are fully open to the public before the Department will plow private driveways. Private driveways are not plowed on overtime.
It is the policy of the Carlton County Transportation Department to provide and maintain a transportation system to meet the needs of the local and non-local traveling public. This includes a reasonable effort be made to remove unnecessary hazards from the road right-of-way.
Windshield damage from a tire-thrown rock while meeting or following another vehicle is covered by the damaged vehicle owner's insurance as an unavoidable road hazard. Victims of windshield damage should contact their insurance agent with details.