About Columbus Warrior Watch
For the snowy days of winter, the City of
Columbus has developed Columbus WarriorWatch to allow residents to see what
streets citywide have been plowed in the past 72 hours. Residents can go online at warriorwatch.columbus.gov
- What streets have been treated citywide
- What priority level—1, 2 or 3—is your street
The Columbus WarriorWatch application works
most effectively on computers that have modern desktop browsers such as Google
Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, version 10 or higher.
What has been treated?
This view shows which streets have
been treated by Department of Public Service Snow Warrior trucks within the past
- Treated streets have either been plowed or
treated with anti-icing materials such as salt or brine. Brine is applied to a roadway before a storm
starts; salt is applied during and after a snowfall.
- The streets are broken down into four categories:
6 Hours: Streets treated within the past six hours (dark green)
12 Hours: Streets treated within the past 12 hours (light green)
24 Hours: Streets treated within the past 24 hours (purple)
72 Hours: Streets treated within the past 72 hours (light purple)
- Treatment activity displayed in the map is
updated every 15 minutes.
After searching for an address or
clicking on a street you will see an
information box that shows the time and date when the street centerline was
What priority is my street?
This view shows the snow removal
priority for City of Columbus streets. Additionally, there are streets which
the City of Columbus treats on behalf of other agencies. This information is
displayed in the Responsibility field in the priority pop-up window.
- Streets are broken down
into three priorities:
1: High traffic volume arterial streets. Examples include High Street, Broad Street,
Morse Road, Livingston Avenue, Parsons Avenue, Sullivant Avenue, Whittier
Street and Sawmill Road (Yellow)
2: Lower traffic volume streets. Examples include Argyle Drive, Blenheim Road, Binns Boulevard, Buttles
Avenue, Dunedin Road, Eastmoor Boulevard, Skywae Drive, Summit Row Boulevard
and East Woodrow Avenue (Pink)
3: Residential streets. Examples include Duxberry Avenue, Garden Road,
Franklin Avenue, Kossuth Street, Laramie Drive, Parkside Road, Scottsdale,
Avenue, Welch Avenue and Wetmore Road (Blue)
- After searching for an address or
clicking on a street you will see the priority of a street and responsibility.
Columbus WarriorWatch FAQ
How recent is the information in
Warrior watch displays the past 72 hours of treatment activity.
Q:How frequent is the site updated?
Snow plow vehicles report their position
and sensor information every 15 seconds. Sensor information means that the
truck’s plow blade is in the down position and the salt spreader on the rear of
the truck is turned on and spreading salt on the street. The map’s information is refreshed every 15
How can I search for treatment
You can use the search bar to enter a street address (i.e. 50 W Gay St) or an
intersection (i.e. High and Maynard).
Q:I have more questions, who do I contact?
For more information on the City’s snow removal process please visit
Will this work on my phone?
The application has been designed to support small screens on smartphones.