Winnipeg tackles major city-wide snow clearing Friday

The plows are out on Winnipeg streets Friday morning as part of what the city is calling a major city-wide snow clearing operation, after a dumping of the white stuff Thursday night.

Crews will be plowing all streets, sidewalks, active transportation pathways and back lanes, but as always, it’s based on the city’s priority system, which means they’re starting with Priority 1 roads, major routes and their adjacent sidewalks and active transportation paths.

Priority 2 roads, bus routes and collector streets, will follow.

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There are currently no winter parking bans in effect in the city.

Winnipeggers can check up on the status of snow-clearing operations by accessing the city’s snow clearing status map online, where you can search by address and view the percentage of plowing that has been completed for a geographic area.

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