Plow drivers in Spokane Valley don't lift plow blades at driveways because:
- Lifting plow blades isn't always effective to avoid leaving berms.
- Lifting the blade at each intersection would create a berm in the travel lanes, creating a safety issue for drivers.
- Lifting the plow blade at each driveway in the city would significantly delay completion of plowing.
- The additional time needed to complete plowing would increase the costs, placing more financial burden on taxpayers.