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News from City of Summerside

Snow Plowing and Salting

Published on Wednesday November 30th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

The update on our plowing and salting as that crews were out salting at 4:30 and after 1 hour we pulled the salt trucks off the road and called the plows out and which were on the roads roughly around 6:00 am we are just getting the salt trucks out now again behind the plows to try and cut the packed snow creating washboard effect on roads and the salt trucks should be back on the road around 8:15 am.   Please be reminded that plowing takes… read more

Rain Build Up - February 14 2014

Published on Friday February 14th, 2014

~ by Municipal Services

With the deluge of rain experienced in the wee hours of the morning there has been reports of build up of rain water not getting away from the streets. After completing our snow plowing overnight, we have dispatched crews to go investigate all areas of water build up and are working to have them properly drain away to storm drains and ditches. If you see or are experiencing trouble with water flow from the deluge of rain please call us at 902-432-1268… read more
Weather Forecast: Blowing snow to continue into evening, snow accumulation 2-4cm, low of -5 overnight. Snow plowing and Salting Efforts into the Evening of December 4 2013: The Salt trucks will perform their next run this evening after plows remove slush then in the morning at around 5:00 a.m.. The Snow plows are on their third run to clean up slush. Then the next run will be happening at 3:00 a.m. ready for the morning at 7:00 a.m. The Sidewalks… read more

Road Conditions Report 13:00 hours - City of Summerside

Published on Wednesday December 4th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

Snow plowing and Salting Report as of 13:00 hours: The Salt trucks are continuing salting the roads, main and secondary roads.  Efforts will continue until late this afternoon when weather is to abate. The Snow plows are currently on their second run and extra attention is occuring in the drifting areas.  All areas have received the first clearing efforts of snow. The Sidewalks clearing are continuing and about 70% open expected to be… read more

Snow Clearing and Salting Efforts - Update 08:00 hours

Published on Wednesday December 4th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

    Snow plowing and Salting Report as of 08:00 hours: The Salt trucks were dispatched at 5:45 a.m.  The main collectors are getting the salt and the side roads will be salted after plowing. The Snow plows were dispatched at 7:30 a.m. it is expected the first run of snow plowing will be completed 12:00 p.m.. The Sidewalks will be dispatched at around 9:00 a.m.  It will take around 5 hours to complete. The roads are slippery… read more

March 4 Snow Removal

Published on Monday March 4th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

It is Monday, March 4.  Snow plows were out on all City streets last night. 

All sidewalk plows are currently working on completing their areas. 

All roads in the city are currently in the process of being salted.  There was a truck breakdown which has slowed down salting for today but we expect to be completed salting all roads by mid morning today anyhow. 

Please use caution as today's weather has led to slippery conditions.   

TGIF and it snowed!

Published on Friday February 22nd, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

It is Friday, February 22.  Our crew plowed all roads in the City overnight and sidewalk plows and salt trucks are currently out and have been out since the middle of the night. 

The city wish to advise the public that today's road and sidewalk conditions are slippery due to last night's snow and blowing snow and caution is needed by all who are out and about today. 

If anyone is doing the snow dance could they please stop!