Snow Clearing Efforts Underway in Thunder Bay

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Often City Crews clearing snow do an amazing job. However if you have a concern on the quality of the job you can contact the city.
Often City Crews clearing snow do an amazing job. However if you have a concern on the quality of the job you can contact the city.

Thunder Bay – News – The City of Thunder Bay reports, “Yesterday areas of the city received approximately 10 cm of snow mixed with freezing rain”.

Road Plowing: Road crews started plowing arterial and collector streets at 2 am this morning and are completed now. Local street plowing began shortly after 9 am and should be done by end of Monday.

Sidewalk Plowing: Snow plowing started at 3 am this morning on the arterial, collector and core area street sidewalks. This is expected to continue throughout the day and once these are cleared we will commence local street sidewalk snow clearing. Local Street sidewalk clearing should be completed by Friday of next week.

Snow Removal: Snowbank removal will continue tonight on major arterial roadways and bus routes.

For more information on the City’s winter road operations, visit: www.thunderbay.ca/snow

If you have a concern you can contact either your councillor or City Roads.

2.10 Sidewalks 2.10.1 Sidewalk surfaces will be addressed through the use of assigned personnel and equipment using the following criteria: 2.10.2 2.10.3 2.10.4 2.10.5 2.10.6

2.10.7 Plowed Sidewalk surfaces will be maintained to a minimum of a Hard Pack Snow Condition. Snow Blown Sidewalk surfaces will be maintained to a minimum of a Hard Pack Snow Condition. Sidewalks on Arterial and Collector Roadways and Roadways in the surrounding property of schools, transit routes, and government and privately operated senior facilities, hospitals and Downtown Cores are considered priority routes. Plowing of Sidewalks on Arterial Roadways and Collector Roadways will commence only when snow reaches an accumulated depth of 5 cm or more. Plowing of Sidewalks on Arterial Roadways and Collector Roadways will normally be completed 14 hours after a Snow Event has stopped and plowing has commenced. Snow Blowing of Sidewalks on Arterial Roadways and Collectors Roadways, when necessary, will normally be completed 36 hours after a Snow Event has stopped and plowing has commenced.

2.11 Plowing of Sidewalks on Local Roadways will commence subject to the following conditions: 2.11.1 Snow depths of 5 cm or more have accumulated on the Sidewalk.

2.11.2 2.11.3 All Sidewalks on Arterial and Collector Roadways have been plowed. Plowing of Sidewalks on Local Roadways will normally be completed 72 hours after all Sidewalks on Arterial and Collector Roadways have been cleared.