Service updates

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Date & Time of Update 7:21 a.m. | Thursday, Feb. 14
Weather Event END TIME: 4 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 13
Status: The majority of main arterial streets and sidewalks are clear and passable at this time. Some residential streets and sidewalks are still receiving maintenance this morning but are passable with caution. Work will continue this morning with a focus on remaining residential streets, intersection corners, accessibility, and clearing of priority catch basins. Sidewalk operations are ongoing. Areas that have not yet been completed will be addressed today. Motorists and pedestrians are reminded to exercise caution as various pieces of winter equipment are still active at this time and slippery conditions may be present in some areas.
Street type When clearing begins When clearing should be completed. What clearing should look like
Main arterials (Priority 1) After 2 cm of snowfall 12 hours from end of weather event to full driving lanes Bare pavement driving lanes
Halifax Transit routes & collector roads (Priority 1) After 2 cm of snowfall 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 12 hours from end of event to 3 metres centreline bare 3 metres centreline bare
Residential streets with greater than 10% slope that serve as snow routes for Halifax Transit (Priority 1) After 4 cm of snowfall 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 12 hours from end of weather event to centre line bare and 2 lane widt Centreline bare
Residential streets (Priority 2) After 10 cm of snowfall Cut-throughs completed within first 6 hours and repeated every 8 hours during extended periods of snow Cut-through
After 10 cm of snowfall 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 24 hours from end of weather event to 2 lane widths Snow-covered, passable
Gravel roads and private lanes (Priority 2) After 10 cm of snowfall 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 24 hours from end of weather event to snow-covered, passable state Snow-covered, passable
Sidewalk type When clearing begins When clearing should be completed. What clearing should look like
Downtown Halifax & Dartmouth (Priority 1) After 5 cm of snowfall 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 12 hours from end of weather event See below
Main arterials (Priority 1) After 15 cm of snowfall 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 12 hours from end of weather event See below
School drop-off zones and Halifax Transit routes (Priority 2) After 15 cm of snowfall 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 | 18 hours from end of weather event See below
Residential streets/ walkways (Priority 3) After 15 cm of snowfall 4 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15 | 36 hours from end of weather event See below
Intersections/ bus stops After sidewalks are completed 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 | 48 hours from end of weather event