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By working together, the City maintains snow and ice on roads while citizens clear the sidewalks to help ensure safe conditions and mobility for everyone.

Providing snow and ice control so commuters, transit users and commercial drivers can travel safely.
Look up when snow will be cleared in your neighbourhood. Learn about handling windrows and parking etiquette.
Find out when main roads and bike routes will be plowed and how they are prioritized.
Get the facts about the City's anti-icing pilot.
Snow doesn’t have to mean the end of bike season. When riding your bike in the winter plan ahead to keep warm and safe.
Seasonal parking bans are on designated bus routes and can be declared between November and March with at least 8 hours notice.

Follow these tips to ensure you and your vehicle stay safe on winter roads.

Please clear sidewalks around your property as soon as possible to keep everyone moving safely.

Working Together

What The City Does
  • Salt and sand roads as needed to maintain traction
  • Clear main roads within 48 hours after the end of a snowfall, roads with the highest traffic volume are given priority
  • Working 24/7 to get the job done
  • Regular maintenance plowing for lighter snow events
  • When major snow events happen, we send out more crews and equipment and update our Major Roads Plowing Map so you can see which roads have been plowed
  • Blade neighbourhood roads to a 5 cm snow pack
  • Provide sidewalk sand at the City’s roadway maintenance yards and community leagues
  • Remove street sand during the spring street sweeping campaign
What You Can Do


Roadway Alerts

Sign up to be the first to know about major plowing events and parking bans.

For More Information

Roadway Maintenance


Call 311 for more information, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Note: Email is monitored during business hours.

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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