Maintenance crews are looking for more effective and cheaper options to keep the streets safe and clean.
Current indications are that 5 to 10 inches of snow will occur as a low pressure system moves from the Gulf of Mexico through the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys.
Almost 40,000 homes in Indiana are without power after temperatures dropped below zero and several inches of snow fell throughout the state.
The jump could be the result of increased excise police patrols on college campuses.
A winter storm advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Each of the county's 27 trucks has been assigned to its own 28-mile route.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect from 7 this evening to 10 a.m. Friday.
Excise officers issue a record number of tickets as students settle in for another semester at Indiana University.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Carroll, Warren, Tippecanoe and Howard counties for heavy snow.
Pam Chapman of Duke Energy says crews have been working around the clock to fix power lines and restore electricity to the Bloomington area.