Road crews faced with limited sand, hampered by lack of equipment
Last updated 2/15/2019 at Noon
Mill Creek Mayor Pam Pruitt used breaks from her regular job at the office of Snohomish County Councilmember Terry Ryan to monitor shipments of aggregate to city yards in Mill Creek, Woodinville, Bothell and other areas hit hard by the wet winter blast.
A shortage of supplies and disabled machinery combined to make the snowfall that fell on local highways into ribbons of frustrated motorists across the southern portion of the county.
Maintenance crews from Snohomish County and Mill Creek worked overnight shifts to prepare roads for the winter blast that brought the area to a standstill on...