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City Of Brandon Seasonal Snow Clearing Routes And Procedures


November 14, 2014

Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon would like to advise the public that seasonal snow clearing routes on a number of City Streets will be in effect beginning tomorrow, November 15th, 2014, and running through to March 31st, 2015. The seasonal route designation allows overnight snow route parking bans to be placed on the following streets during City snow-clearing efforts:

  • Rosser Avenue from 1st Street to 18th Street (midnight to 7 a.m.)
  • Rosser Avenue from 18th Street to 34th Street (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Rosser Avenue East from 1st Street to 13th Street East (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Princess Avenue from 1st Street to 18th Street (midnight to 7 a.m.)
  • Princess Avenue from 18th Street to Whillier Drive (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Princess Avenue East from 1st Street to 13th Street East (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Ninth Street extending from Pacific Avenue to Princess Avenue (midnight to 7 a.m.)
  • Tenth Street extending from Princess Avenue to Pacific Avenue (midnight to 7 a.m.)
  • Louise Avenue extending from 13th to 18th Street (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Ottawa Avenue (south side) extending from 22nd Street to 26th Street (midnight to 9 a.m.)

As per the City of Brandon’s Traffic By-law No. 5463, vehicles that remain parked in signed areas during an identified snow-clearing event risk being ticketed and/or towed at their own expense.

To assist the public, the City of Brandon runs a parking ban telephone hotline at 204-729-2500, where a recorded message provides up-to-date parking bans in effect.

Brandon residents can also subscribe to free email alerts of when overnight parking bans are to be implemented here: http://www.brandon.ca/notification-centre/snow-route-parking-ban-sign-up.

The City of Brandon will do its best to advise the public in advance of City-wide snow clearing events, however, residents can greatly assist in the City’s efforts by paying attention to local media following significant snowfalls. Residents are also asked to mark any obstructions that may be present within their driveways or on the boulevard/right-of-way with reflective markers to ensure any potential damage by clearing machinery can be avoided.

More information on the City of Brandon’s snow-clearing procedures, including an explanation of Priority 1, 2 and 3 Routes for street and sidewalk clearing, can be found on the city’s website at www.brandon.ca/snow-removal.

Finally, the City of Brandon would like to remind residents that the following roadways within City limits are under provincial jurisdiction and, as such, snow clearing on these stretches is the responsibility of the Department of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation:

  • 18th Street (all the way from the most southerly City limits to most northerly City limits)
  • Victoria Avenue (from 1st Street to the most westerly City limits)
  • 1st Street (from Richmond Avenue to the most northerly City limits)
  • Richmond Avenue ( from 18th Street to 65th Street East (PR 344)
  • Trans-Canada Highway (#1 Highway)
  • Grand Valley Road (PR 459)
  • Veterans Way (PR 457)

In addition, there are a number of private streets within the City of Brandon which are the responsibility of the developer and/or owner for snow removal.


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