Service updates

Clearing operations & municipal services updates will be shared at the following times:

These updates are posted only during declared weather events. Supplemental updates may be posted outside of the scheduled times as required.
Event Type and Accumulation Update Times
Minor (0-5 cm) & Average (5-15 cm) 7 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m.
Major (15+ cm) 7 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 8 p.m.
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Weather Event END TIME:
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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 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 12 hours from end of weather event to centre line bare and 2 lane width 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
Residential streets (Priority 2) After 10 cm of snowfall 24 hours from end of weather event to snow-covered, passable state Snow-covered, passable
Gravel roads and private lanes (Priority 2) After 10 cm of snowfall 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 12 hours from end of weather event See below
Main arterials and School drop-off zones (Priority 1) After 15 cm of snowfall 12 hours from end of weather event See below
Halifax Transit routes (Priority 2) After 15 cm of snowfall 18 hours from end of weather event See below
Residential streets/ walkways (Priority 3) After 15 cm of snowfall 36 hours from end of weather event See below
Intersections/ bus stops After sidewalks are completed 48 hours from end of weather event See below