Current Snow Plowing Status

This page was created to keep citizens of St. Thomas informed about the status of plowing, sanding and salting of the road system in the City of St. Thomas.  Visit this page for frequent updates during a snow event.

FYI:  Roads are plowed according to a Minimum Maintenance Standard.  In General, higher speed and higher volume roads are plowed first.  For more information on Minimum Maintenance Standards plowing, salting and sanding, please visit the Winter Maintenance Page.

February 18, 2018

Salt trucks were out in the morning salting entire city due to light dusting of snow.  Sidewalk Plows in the downtown and Parking lots to be done today as well.

February 13, 2018

Downtown snow removal began ad midnight, as well as snow removal from Parking Lots.  Snow removal of the downtown will recommence again tonight.

February 12, 2018

Sidewalks, bus stops and pedestrian crossings are in the process of being cleared.  Due to the freezing rain, snow blowers have been mounted to the sidewalk plows which results in a slower snow cleaning process.  We thank you for your patience at this time.  Parking Lots and downtown sidewalks were salted early this morning.

February 11, 2018

All city streets are being salted due to freezing rain. 

February 10, 2018

Plows are out salting and plowing city streets, parking lots and sidewalks.

February 9, 2018

City plows are out salting and plowing.  This storm is expected to continue throughout the day and city plows will do their best to keep roads salted and clear.  All sidewalks are being plowed and salted and every effort will be made to continue throughout the day.

February 7, 2018

Crews were out at 4 am salting roads, parking lots and downtown sidewalks to make the morning commute a little less treacherous.   Trucks have now switched to plowing operations and will continue throughout the day.  Crossing Guard locations, bus stops and sidewalks will be cleared throughout the day.  The Parking Lots will be plow this evening.  Drive safely!

February 6, 2018

Light snow overnight resulted in all city streets, parking lots, downtown sidewalks and crossing guard locations being salted.  Clearing and salting of sidewalks, bus stops and shelters with continue throughout the day.

February 5, 2018

Plows we out at midnight tonight to complete the entire city as well as salt city streets.  Parking lots have now been plowed and salted.  Downtown sidewalk plowing began at 4:30 am as well as all blocks off priority streets.

February 4, 2018

Plowing and salting of roads and parking lots have been ongoing since 12 am.

February 3, 2018

Beginning at 5pm, the entire City has been salted.  If needed, crews will be out at midnight plowing roads.

January 30, 2018

 

Snow plows were out in beginning at midnight and continued until 8 am.  All streets and parking lots were completed.  Sidewalks will continue to be plowed throughout the day.

 

January 29, 2018

 

All roads were salted in the afternoon.  Snow continued falling throughout the evening.

 

January 24, 2018

Trucks were out at 8pm Tuesday night salting all ice covered city streets.  Crews were back out at 5 am this morning salting sidewalks and parking lots.  Sidewalk salting will continue throughout the day.  Please take care walking on sidewalks as slippery spots will be encountered until sidewalk salting is completed.

January 9, 2018

Winter Maintenance Crews were out at midnight finishing up the all roads. Sidewalks and parking lots will be plowed throughout the day.  Bus stops and shelters will be tended to when the parking lots and sidewalks have been completed.  

 

January 8, 2018

 

Crews have been on the road since 4 am and will be concentrating on Major Roads and Collectors during the duration of this snowfall.  A crew is being set up for midnight to finish local streets.  Sidewalks are being plowed and will continue throughout the day and again early tomorrow morning.

January 4, 2018 

Crews deployed at 4am to plow and salt and are working directly through until 4pm. All main streets should be complete by 1pm and then focus is shifting to local streets. Likely to redeploy crews at midnight for continued plowing of local streets.

 

January 2, 2018

 

Full crew deployment daily this week to remove and truck snow from built up areas and the downtown. Extreme cold weather has resulted in snow pack remaining on local roads and will generally break up as temperatures rise.

December 31, 2017

All main streets maintained 24/7 throughout the holidays. All local streets were salted on Dec.16,21,23,28,29, and 31 and plowed on Dec. 26, 30

December 15, 2017

All streets were plowed and salted and all priority sidewalks have been cleared as of Thursday.  All local streets have an plowed to an acceptable level of snow pack.  The clearing of the remaining sidewalks, bus stops and shelters will take place today.

December 14, 2017

Plows were again out at midnight, and as of 6:00 am all major arterial and collector roads had been plowed and salted.  Crews have started the local roads and will soon be completed.  Sidewalk plows have been in the downtown area salting and sanding and by 7:30 am all Sidewalk plows will be out on their routes.

December 13, 2017

Plows were out at midnights last night plowing and salting all parking lots and Major streets.  As of 5:00 am crews were out plowing the local streets.  Downtown sidewalks have been plowed and all sidewalk plows will be out as of 7:30 am.

December 12, 2017

Snow plows were sent out at 4:00 am this morning.  All Major Roads have been salted once, and Major roads have been plowed.  Sidewalks in the downtown area have been plowed and all Sidewalk routes have been started as of 7:30 am.  Winter Maintenance will continue throughout the day.

November 10, 2017

Winter has arrived!  Crews are in and salting the roads.  Downtown sidewalks and parking lots will be salted throughout the day.

November 9, 2017

Today's forecast is calling for falling temperatures tonight and tomorrow and the possibility of snow.  In response to this forecast,  all bridge decks will be treated and Road Patrol will be out Friday morning.  All trucks are ready to respond to any adverse conditions that may arise.  Be Safe!