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City lets salt fly as crews prepare for flash freeze

Priority roads are getting a good seasoning
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NEWS RELEASE
CITY OF BARRIE
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Winter Control Update for Jan. 12

Operations are ongoing due to the flash freeze warning.

Priority Roads

City salters are applying salt on priority roads in hopes to prevent flash freeze, due wet conditions and dropping temperatures. 

Priority Sidewalks

Priority sidewalks have been dispatched, and will be applying material to sidewalks shortly.

Secondary Roads and Sidewalks

City salters will be applying material to residential roads once finished with the priority routes.  Residential sidewalks have been dispatched, and will be applying material to sidewalks shortly.

 Reminder: Overnight Parking By-law

As per the Overnight Parking By-law, on-street parking is not permitted from 3–6 a.m. within the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and on other City streets from 12:01–7 a.m., December 1st through March 31st. This ensures the City can completely clear streets of snow and that large emergency vehicles can get down the street. 

For up-to-date information on Winter Control and to see service level standards, visit www.barrie.ca/snow.

 The City's levels of winter control service meet or exceed the Provincial Minimum Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways.

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