County plowing through Sherwood Park neighbourhoods

December 3, 2014

Image showing snow clearing in Sherwood Park

The snow route parking ban on collector roads in Sherwood Park was lifted this morning as the County’s snow removal efforts plow ahead.

Residential streets should be windrowed by Thursday morning and all snow removed by Sunday evening. Residents are encouraged to park on cleared snow routes (collector roads) in their neighbourhood during the clearing.

Snow removal efforts are more rapid than usual because of the large amount of snow that fell in such a short period of time. It is not typical for the County to clear residential streets so soon after snow routes. In most cases, residential streets are cleared when the snow pack reaches 10 cm.

Residents can follow the status of snow clearing efforts by:

Residents can call Transportation and Agriculture Services at 780-417-7100 for more information. 

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of more than 92,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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Contact:
Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595

Sherwood Park Priority Clearing System:
Priority 1: Major thoroughfares and arterials
Priority 2: Minor arterials, school drop zones
Priority 3: Snow routes (collector roads)
Priority 4: Residential streets