More November snow means another Winter Maintenance Event

(Barrie, ON) The City of Barrie is declaring a Winter Maintenance Event to allow crews to effectively clear the streets tonight. This means that on-street parking is prohibited overnight: November 29, 3–6am within the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and on other City streets 12:01–7am. The parking restriction is required due to the snowfall today that has accumulated across the city. The City has winter maintenance crews on standby to address road conditions accordingly. Staff monitor the weather closely and plows, salters and sanders are dispatched as needed.

As per the Overnight Parking By-law, on-street parking is not permitted 3–6am within the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and on other City streets 12:01–7am, Dec. 1 through March 31. This ensures the City can completely clear streets of snow and that large emergency vehicles can get down the street. Outside of the Dec. 1 through March 31 time, Winter Maintenance Events can be declared when streets require snow plowing, sanding, salting, direct liquid application, snow removal or other winter maintenance operations.

For more information and updates about winter maintenance, visitbarrie.ca/snow.

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Media Contact
Melanie Rumley
Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220
melanie.rumley@barrie.ca