Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 9:00 am

Forecast as of 9:00 am:
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 9:00 am on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• Plowing with salt application is scheduled to be deployed 10:00am Estimated Completion 3:30pm
• 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
• 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 2:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application is scheduled to be deployed 10:00am Estimated Completion 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 plowing and salting commenced 9:00am est completion 5:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• No activity at this time

Seniors
• Hand Crews have been deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 3:00pm)

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