Snow route parking ban declared for 12 noon December 3

December 3, 2018

Snow route parking ban declared for 12 noon December 3

With over 21 cm of snow in the past 48 hours, a snow route parking ban has been declared in Sherwood Park. County crews will start clearing collector roads at 12 noon on Monday, December 3. The parking ban applies to collector roads marked with permanent snow route signs.

In order to address the significant amount of snow, crews have begun snow clearing more quickly than a typical snow route parking ban.

Residents need to remove their vehicles from the street as soon as possible to give crews room to work quickly and efficiently. Please do not park on these streets until the snow has been cleared.

Due to the short notice, any vehicles left on the road will be towed, but not ticketed for the first 24 hours. Beginning 12 noon on Tuesday, December 4, tickets will be issued for vehicles that have not been removed during the snow route parking ban (as per normal procedures). 

At the same time, County and contracted crews are clearing roads in rural Strathcona County, in order of priority. All rural roads will be cleared within five days.

Due to the large amount of snow received in a short period of time, residential snow removal in Sherwood Park is being planned to start shortly after collector roads are complete.

Residents may notice windrows will be left longer than usual to allow crews to clear the snow in a shorter time frame. We thank residents for their patience and ask that they avoid parking next to windrows.

See a full list of snow routes in Sherwood Park or to sign up for parking ban notifications

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 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