Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 31 – 4:00 pm

Forecast as of 4:00pm
Scattered flurries throughout the evening. Temperatures will drop below freezing this evening
Dry conditions expected for Sunday through Monday early afternoon

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 4:00pm on Saturday December 31, 2016

Arterial Road
No Activity

Collector Roads
No Activity

Local Roads
Spot Salting suspended 2:00pm

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Spot Salting of trail Completed 10:45am

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 31 – 10:30 am

Forecast as of 10:30am
Weather alert issued 2:30am
Light snow 2-3 cm possible 3-5 north of the 401 then changing to rain snow mix in the afternoon

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 10:30am on Saturday December 31, 2016

Arterial Road
Salting Eglinton North completed 8:10am
Spot Salting south of Eglinton completed 9:10am

Collector Roads
Salting Eglinton North Completed 10:30am

Local Roads
Spot Salting commenced 7:30am EST completion 7:30pm

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Spot Salting of trail estimated completion 1:30pm

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 31 – 8:30 am

Forecast as of 8:30am
Weather alert issued 2:30am
Light snow 2-3 cm possible 3-5 north of the 401 then changing to rain snow mix in the afternoon

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:30am on Saturday December 31, 2016

Arterial Road
Salting Eglinton North completed 8:10am
Spot Salting south of Eglinton estimated completion 9:00am

Collector Roads
Salting Eglinton North estimated completion 10:30am

Local Roads
Spot Salting commenced 7:30am EST completion 7:30pm

Laneway Roads
No Activity

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Spot Salting of trail estimated completion 10:30am

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity

Seniors Sidewalks
No Activity

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 30 – 3:30 pm

Forecast as of 3:30pm
Temperatures remain below Zero today
Chance of Flurries with possible 1-3 cm accumulation Saturday 3:00am to 3:00pm

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 4:00pm on Friday December 30, 2016

Arterial Road
No Activity

Collector Roads
No Activity

Local Roads
Salting commenced 5:30am completed 3:00pm

Laneway Roads
Salting on going Completed by 5:00pm Dec 30

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Spot Salting of trail Completed 11:00am

Sidewalks
No Activity

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Bus Stop and crosswalks plowing and salting operations to be completed by 6:00pm Dec 30

Seniors Sidewalks
Day 2 Manual clearing of seniors 6:00 am to 2:30 pm Dec
Day 3 6:00am to 10:00 pm Dec 31 Final Completion

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 30 – 8:00 am

Forecast as of 8:00am
Temperatures remain below Zero today
Chance of Flurries with 1 cm accumulation Saturday 3:00am to 3:00pm

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 8:00am on Friday December 30, 2016

Arterial Road
1 round spot salting completed 6:20am
AM Clean up south of Eglinton Ave 7:00am Estimated completion 9:00am

Collector Roads
1 round spot salting ongoing estimated completion 8:30am

Local Roads
Salting commenced 5:30am Estimated Completion 3:00pm

Laneway Roads
Salting on going estimated completion 3:00pm Dec 30

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Spot Salting of trail estimated completion 3:00pm

Sidewalks
Sidewalk plowing with sand/salting commenced at 8:00am on high pedestrian sidewalks, Completed 3:00pm
progressed to low pedestrian sidewalks completed 9:00pm Dec 29

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Bus Stop and crosswalks plowing and salting operations estimated completion 6:00pm Dec 30

Seniors Sidewalks
Manual clearing of seniors 6:00 am to 2:30 pm

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 29 – 10:00 pm

Forecast as of 10:00pm
Overnight a low of -3
Next significant precipitation on the forecast is Monday Afternoon 60% POP rain for 24 hours

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 10:00pm on Thursday December 29, 2016

Arterial Road
AM Clean up scheduled 6:00am Dec 30 south of Eglinton Ave
PM Clean up 3:30pm Completed 6:40pm
Clean Up operations bus inlets and turning lanes 12:45pm Completed 4:00pm

Collector Roads
Collector plowing deployed 11:00am completed 5:00pm

Local Roads
Salting commenced 5:30am Completed 5:30pm

Laneway Roads
Salting commenced 6:30am estimated completion 6:30am Dec 31

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
No Activity

Sidewalks
Sidewalk plowing with sand/salting commenced at 8:00am on high pedestrian sidewalks, Completed 3:00pm
progressed to low pedestrian sidewalks estimated completion 9:00pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Bus Stop and crosswalks to be deployed 7:00pm for plowing and salting operations estimated completion 7:00pm Dec 31

Seniors Sidewalks
Manual clearing of seniors 6:30 am to 2:30 pm
Estimate to complete 3 days

Snow Removal
No Activity

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New Year’s Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday

News Release

December 29, 2016

New Year's Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday

New Year's Eve 2017 celebrations will take place at Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen St. W.) on Saturday, December 31. This City of Toronto-produced event will also officially launch the year-long program TO Canada with Love celebrating Canada's 150th birthday.

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Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2017 budget

News Release

December 28, 2016

Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2017 budget

The City of Toronto's Budget Committee will hear public presentations on the preliminary 2017 tax supported budgets next week. Members of the public can make a presentation at sub-committee meetings on January 5, 9 or 10 at locations across the city. Two sessions will be held at each of the six locations listed below.

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 29 – 3:30 pm

Forecast as of 3:30pm
Overnight a low of -3
Next significant precipitation on the forecast is Monday Afternoon 60% POP rain for 24 hours

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 3:30pm on Thursday December 29, 2016
Arterial Road
PM Clean up 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Clean Up operations bus inlets and turning lanes 12:45pm to 4:00pm
Arterial plowing commenced 8:45am Completed 12:45pm

Collector Roads
Collector plowing deployed 11:00am estimated completion 4:00pm
2nd Round salting suspended at 10:30am for plowing operations

Local Roads
Salting commenced 5:30am estimated completion 5:30pm

Laneway Roads
Salting commenced 6:30am estimated completion 6:30am Dec 31

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
2nd round salting and plowing Humber River to 42nd Street 6:30 am to 2:00pm

Sidewalks
Sidewalk plowing with sand/salting commenced at 8:00am on high pedestrian sidewalks, Completed 3:00pm
progressed to low pedestrian sidewalks estimated completion 9:00pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Bus Stop and crosswalks to be deployed 7:00pm for plowing and salting operations estimated completion 7:00pm Dec 31

Seniors Sidewalks
Manual clearing of seniors 6:30 am to 2:30 pm
Estimate to complete 3 days

Snow Removal
No Activity

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Snow Clearing Updates – Dec 29 – 9:30 am

Forecast as of 9:30am

rain/snow mix until 11:00am
air temps high of +1 between 9am and Noon, temps are expected to fall below zero until Saturday morning

Summary of winter maintenance activities

As of 9:30am on Thursday December 29, 2016
Arterial Road
Arterial plowing commenced 8:45am estimated completion including bus inlets and turning lanes 3:30pm
Slushing cancelled
2nd round salting Completed 9:05am

Collector Roads
Collector plowing to commence 11:00am estimated completion 5:00pm
2nd Round salting South of Eglinton 9:00 am to be Suspended at 10:30 for plowing operations
2nd Round salting Eglinton North 7:30 am to be Suspended at 10:30 for plowing operations
1st round salting South of Eglinton 5:00am Completed 9:00am

Local Roads
Salting commenced 5:30am estimated completion 5:30pm

Laneway Roads
Salting commenced 6:30am estimated completion 6:30am Dec 31

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
2nd round salting and plowing Humber River to 42nd Street 6:30 am to 2:30pm EST
1st round salting and plowing Humber River to Park lawn Only 4:00am completed 6:30am

Sidewalks
Sidewalk plowing with sand/salting commenced at 8:00am on high pedestrian sidewalks, estimated completion 2:00pm
progressing to the low pedestrian sidewalks estimated completion 9:00pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Included in mechanical sidewalk clearing where possible.
Bus Stops and Crossswalks being monitored

Seniors Sidewalks
Manual clearing of seniors 6:30 am to 2:30 pm
Estimate to complete 3 days

Snow Removal
No Activity

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