Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Forecast as of 12:00 pm:
A new system approaches with flurries developing over the region into the early overnight before intensifying to periods of light snow around 0300 through to mid Tuesday afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the rest of the afternoon through to the overnight. Total snowfall of 5-10cm is expected at a rate of 0.5-1.0cm/hr beginning at 0400. Also strong winds will redevelop into Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning sustained at 25-35 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h which will cause blowing and drifting snow. Wednesday will be mainly dry with only a slight chance of flurries throughout the day.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 12:00 pm on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Arterial slushing (center and turning lanes) commenced 10:30am Estimated completion 2:30pm
• Plowing with salt application was deployed 10:00am operations were suspended 10:30am
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 6:10 am estimated completion time of 8:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30 am - 6:10am)

Collector Roads
• Third round of salting commenced 12:00pm estimated completion time of 3:00pm
• Back to Back second round of salting commenced 7:30am estimated completion time of 10:00 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (5:00am - 7:30am)

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am with an estimated completion time of 4:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application commenced 10:00am Completed approx 11:30am
• Second round of salting 6:10am completed approx 7:15 am
• 1st round of salting completed approx (4:30am - 5:30)

Laneways
• Laneway salting scheduled to be deployed 10:00am with continuing operation until completed

Sidewalks
• High Pedestrian sidewalks, walkways and steps - plowing and salting commenced 9:00am upon completion Low pedestrian sidewalks plowing and salting will commence. est completion 10:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops to commence 1:00pm Estimated completion 11:30pm

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm)

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