Snow Clearing Updates – Mar 1, 2016 – 3:00 pm

Forecast as of 3:00 pm:
The largest winter storm of the season will see light snow this afternoon intensifying to periods of moderate to heavy snow late afternoon into the evening, lasting overnight. Snow will start to taper off early Wednesday morning, clearing before midday. The bulk of the snow will fall in the evening and early overnight period with rates averaging 2 cm per hour for 6 hours, delivering total accumulations of 15 to 25cm. Dry conditions are forecast to last through the middle of Wednesday and the afternoon into Wednesday night. It will be windy through Tuesday afternoon, evening and night into Wednesday morning with gusts of 60-70km/h, leading to drifting or blowing snow before winds ease during Wednesday afternoon.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 3:00 pm on Tuesday March 1, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salters deployed North of Eglinton for Spot Salting operation 2:15 pm est completion 4:15 pm
Salters began spreading 9:30 am Completed approx 11:30am

Collector Roads
Salters began spreading 10:15am completed approx 2:15pm

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salters began spreading 9:30 am completed approx 10:30am

Local Roads
Salters deployed to salt 10:00am est completion 8:00pm

Laneways Roads
Salters began spreading 10:00am ongoing until completed

Sidewalks
No Activity at this time

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
No Activity at this time

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