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Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities Update

Good afternoon everyone,


For the snow event of December 1, here is an update on Transportation Services’  winter operations plans as of December 3 at 3pm.


Note:  These plans are estimates only and subject to changing conditions such as timing of the event and  the amount/type of precipitation.


Transportation Services has received an updated forecast from our weather provider, MeteoGroup.


Weather:  A series of weak system will move over the region with periods of scattered flurries and a few periods of light snow this afternoon into Wednesday evening and overnight. Rain showers may be mixed at timed Wednesday afternoon as temperatures rise above freezing. Possible trace – 1cm accumulations through midnight with another trace to 2cm possible after midnight into Wednesday evening.


Roadway Salting:             

–              3rd round of salting today on local roads is now complete.


Roadway Plowing

–              Cleanup operations only focussing on missed streets, missed driveways, parked car locations, etc.  Will continue into this evening.

–              311 is now taking SRs


Trails & Separated Bike Lanes

–              Cleanup operations are complete.

–              311 is now taking SRs


Sidewalks & Bus Stops

–              3rd round of high and low volume sidewalks commenced on Tuesday morning, where required, and will be completed by approx. 4pm.

–              1st round of bus stop clearing is underway following the completion of arterial road plowing.  To be completed by Wednesday morning.

–              311 is now taking Srs


This will be the final Snow Event Update for the Dec 1 storm.