We thank you for your patience and cooperation as we transition into winter.
During the first snowfalls, gravel roads are saturated due to the mild and wet fall weather. As per best practices, gravel roads are sanded but cannot be plowed until the ground is frozen or an adequate level of snow compaction is reached. This practice is essential in protecting the roads from significant damage and is only necessary when grounds are soft and fragile.
Our Public Works Department is committed to resident safety and appropriate road maintenance. Our snow crew continues to follow the Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways regulated by the province of Ontario.
For more information on our snow maintenance operations, see our FAQs on Snow Removal, Plowing, Salting & Sanding