Snow gates come with pros and cons
FARGO -- Anyone who had to shovel a driveway following the recent holiday blizzard probably wondered if there wasn't a way to prevent snow block caused by city plows.
Turns out, there is. And a number of cities in the region use it. But the device, called a snow gate, carries pros and cons, officials say.
Following snowy winters in the late 1990s, residents in Bismarck decided they were tired of digging out driveways every time a snowplow went by.
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