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City preparing for storm conditions

26-Nov-2014

Snow Removal

The City of Saint John’s snow removal crews will be out in force this evening to keep City streets as safe as possible during the forecasted storm. Citizens are reminded to avoid travelling during the storm and to take advantage of available off-street parking, where possible.

City staff will be working within the Winter Management Plan to meet the established service objectives, once the storm ends, according to Priority and based on the storm severity. Major arteries, highway connections and emergency routes will be cleared constantly during the storm, with major bus routes, and streets connecting schools, community centres and business districts as the second priority.

Stay Tuned

Citizens are encouraged to stay tuned to local media and the city’s website, www.saintjohn.ca for storm advisories and notices of closures.   

Be Prepared

Fire Chief Kevin Clifford and the City’s Emergency Management Team are reminding citizens to ‘Be Prepared for 72 hours’.  Stock up on water, batteries, and not perishable foods in case loss of power.  For more information, visit www.getprepared.gc.ca

The City of Saint John would like to remind citizens that the yearly Winter Overnight Parking Restriction takes effect at midnight on Monday, December 1, and will remain in effect until March 31, 2015. For more information, visit www.saintjohn.ca/winter