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Today's winter control update

Salt trucks were out at 3:30 a.m. and will remain on salt routes until roads are in good condition
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NEWS RELEASE

CITY OF BARRIE

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Weather

Heavy snowfall, followed by rain resulted in messy roads yesterday. Clean-up continues today, as temperatures are expected to rise with more rain this evening.

Priority Roads

Salt trucks were out at 3:30 a.m. Trucks will remain on salt routes until roads are in good condition.

Secondary Roads

Residential snow plowing operations began at midnight. Sanders are running all routes, with a heavier application rate of 650kg/km.

Priority Sidewalks

Contract sidewalk machines continue to scrape and apply material.

Secondary Sidewalks

Sidewalk machines have been out since 4 a.m. Plowing and sanding will continue until 4 p.m.

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., Dec. 1 through Mar. 31.

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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