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Snow Clearing Activity Report

The City of Oshawa uses a snow removal schedule based on a road priority system to ensure that your roads are plowed and salted in the most timely and effective manner. The City’s main roads are the first priority as these streets carry most of the City’s traffic as well as emergency vehicles and public transportation. Residential roadways are the second priority.

During winter snowstorms, the City’s snow removal crews work around the clock and aim to complete clearing within 24 hours of the end of a snowfall. During these snowstorms, the City issues Snow Clearing Activity Reports to update residents on the progress of snow clearing activities for City maintained roadways, sidewalks and on the snow clearing assistance program. These reports are issued three times a day (morning, afternoon and evening) and appear below. The reports are based on visual observations by City staff and the projected completion times are calculated based on equipment capabilities, temperature, snow intensity and duration.

Please Note: The Region of Durham maintains all regional roads within Oshawa. The Region’s snow clearing activities are not included in the report below.

Activity Report

This report was posted on Sunday January 25, 2015 at 10:19.

The latest snow event started on Jan 24 at 17:00 and ended on Jan 24 at 21:00

Primary (Arterial/Collector) Roads:
Start Time: Jan 24 at 18:30
Estimated Completion Time: Jan 24 at 20:45
Completion Time: Jan 24 at 20:45
Residential Roads:
Start Time: Jan 24 at 19:30
Estimated Completion Time: Jan 25 at 00:00
Completion Time: Jan 25 at 00:15
Sidewalks Abutting City Property:
Start Time: Jan 24 at 19:45
Estimated Completion Time: Jan 25 at 08:00
Completion Time: Jan 25 at 04:15
Snow Clearing Assistance Program:
Start Time: Jan 25 at 00:30
Estimated Completion Time: Jan 25 at 15:00
Completion Time: Jan 25 at 10:00

General Comments:

  • The ranking or listings of operations above are reflective of the legislated priorities that all municipalities in the Province of Ontario must follow. Every attempt will be made to service the community as effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • The commencement of all operations is based on the difficulty of our operations, which are normally controlled by the environment. The time lines offered are based on the latest available data at the time of issuance.
  • To speak to a customer service representative, please contact Service Oshawa during regular office hours which are Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm. Service Oshawa may be reached by dialing (905) 436-3311. After hours calls are received by security personnel at City Hall. Please note that other reports may be issued if required and a final report will be posted when our activities are completed.

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