Our Role as a City

Please note: Highway 1 is a provincial route with maintenance services provided by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

For inquiries, or to share feedback, please call 604-527-2221.

Learn how the City keeps its residents safe during snow

During snow and ice conditions, the City's Engineering Department is prepared and ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our crews clear snow and ice using salt, brine solution, plows and abrasives to keep our community safe and healthy.

We clear the following routes in order of priority:

  • main arterial streets such as Lougheed, Kingsway and Canada Way
  • emergency response routes
  • bus routes and collector streets
  • streets bordering senior and long term care facilities
  • local roads with slopes that have only 1 outlet and limited access
  • local roads bordering elementary schools

Snow removal routes are established based on traffic volume, speed, road classification, road terrain, and accessibility by transit and emergency services.

Snow Removal Routes Map

Sidewalk clearing

We clear in the order of priority:

  • bus stops and wheelchair ramps along arterial streets, then collector streets
  • sidewalks adjacent to municipal facilities such as libraries and community centres
  • pedestrian overpasses

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