Roadway Snow Plowing

As snow accumulates on Beaumont’s roadways we begin plowing by prioritizing the highest traffic volume roads first.

There are five (5) service levels for snow plowing:

PriorityRoadwaysSnow Conditions and Timeframe
1
  • 50 Street
  • 50 Avenue
  • Emergency Services
  • Ken Nichol Regional Recreational Centre (KNRRC)
  • Beaumont Sport and Recreational Centre (BSRC)
24 hours after 5 cm snowfall or equivalent snowdrift
2
  • Inner Ring Road
  • Outer Ring Road
  • Surrounding Rural Roads
  • Service Roads
  • Collectors connecting Outer Ring Road to Exterior Roads
  • School Zones
  • City Hall Access
  • Centre Communautaire Beaumont Community Centre (CCBCC) access
  • Remaining Commercial Areas
after Priority 1 is complete
3
  • Residential through Roads
10 cm snowpack measured from the centre of the road, and after Priority 1 and 2 have been completed
4
  • Residential Non-Through Roads (Local Traffic Only) 
  • Cul-de-sacs
12 cm snowpack measured from the centre of the road, and after Priority 1 to 3 have been completed
5
  • Remaining Parking Lots
  • Residential Alleys
After a snowfall and after Priority 1 to 4 have been completed

Snow plowing may occur on any street, road or lane at any time if the street becomes impassable for emergency response vehicles. 

Snowfall is measured at the Beaumont Operations Facility.  

Snowpack is measured from the center of residential roads.