Snow Clearing Updates – Jan 12, 2016 – 9:45 pm

Forecast as of 9:45 pm:
Strong winds gusting to 70 km/h will be possible into tonight as an arctic front is pushing snow showers through the GTA now, likely with little if any additional accumulation. Snow Squalls are starting to initiate over Lake Huron now. There should be one band from Kincardine to Kitchener, another from Barrie to Newmarket. for tonight. The kitchener squall will push towards Toronto new dawn for a brief period of time as winds shift. There could be a quick burst of snow for an hour during that time. It should be fairly dry through the daytime Wednesday, but another system will move into the region with periods of light snow beginning in the late evening and lingering through to the Thursday morning. A couple of cm is likely overnight.

Total Accumulation: .6.5 cms.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 9:45 pm on Tuesday January 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Lay-by parking clean up scheduled to begin 1:30 am Jan 13
• South of Eglinton Depot 5 - Bikelane clean up scheduled for 8:00pm
• PM clean up of on street parking 4:00 - 6:00 (North of Eglinton includes bike lanes)
• Arterial slushing completed
• 2 rounds of salting completed

Collector Roads
• Three rounds of salt completed

Local Roads
• Commenced salting at 6:25am completed approx 4:30 pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
• Plowing with salt application commenced 10:00am Completed approx 11:30am
• 2 nropunds of salting completed

• Laneway salting scheduled to be re-deployed Jan 13

• High/low Pedestrian sidewalks, walkways and steps - plowing and salting completed Approx 9:00pm

Bus Stops & Crosswalks
• Salting of Bus Stops commenced 1:00pm, operation suspended at 9:00pm and will be redeployed 9:00am Jan 13

• Hand Crews were deployed to clear and salt listed seniors (7:00am - 5:00pm) operation will continue if required 7:00am Jan 13

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