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Brr, it’s cold outside! Wondering what’s going on, city wide? The City of Calgary Road’s department has provided our office with a Snow and Ice Control (SNIC) operations update for January 11, 2018.

On January 14, snow stopped at 23:30. Calgary received 4.4 cm of snow during this period. Roads crews are presently working on P1 routes and cycle tracks. The focus today will be on completing P1 routes, cycle tracks and then addressing P2s and bike lanes. Roads is in Day 1, Hour 10. Currently, there are 2 graders and 43 sanders working on roadways. 

The City’s priority system consists of Priority 1 - 4. The current status is:

  • P1 - 80% complete
  • P2 - 15% complete
  • Cycle Track – 20% complete
  • Bike Lanes - 20% complete
  • P3 and P4 – 0% complete

Click here to see completed routes and current progress.

The cost so far to respond to this snow event is $316K.

Material usage include: 1,225 tonnes of salt, 147 tonnes of pickle mix and 5,810 litres of calcium chloride.

Total 3-1-1 SR’s (Service Requests) since the beginning of snow event #13 was 42 SR’s.

The temperatures this week will be warmer based on the 7-day forecast. ​

Categories: Snow and Ice

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