"War room" helps keeps roads clear

By WEEK Producer

December 13, 2013 Updated Dec 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- For one local contracting business the snow season started six months ago.

Blackshor Services provides commercial snow plowing and salting.

They have prepared for tonights snow by restocking, pre-salting, and fueling up trucks.

Blackshor has what they call a "war room" --- Which is loaded with cameras and G-P-S so crews can head out, before even getting a phone call.

"It makes it easier, we are able to monitor each and every individual out there for both their safety and to make sure their doing their job efficiently," said co-owner of Blackshor George Blackburn.

Blackburn says removing the snow is a struggle at first, but after a few hours they are able to get it under control and clear the roads and driveways.