Roadway Ice Control

As road conditions become slippery, abrasives and/or melting agents may be applied to hazardous locations such as intersections, curves, hills and school crosswalks.  There are three (3) priority levels for Roadway Ice Control:

PriorityRoadwaysTimeframeSnow Conditions
1Arterial roadways and emergency services8 hours after1 cm snowfall or equivalent snowdrift
2Collector roadways and school zones12 hours after1 cm snowfall or equivalent snowdrift
3Other areas identified that require ice control24 hours after1 cm snowfall or equivalent snowdrift;
and after Priority 1 and 2 have been completed