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Plow out scheduled for tonight

Please move parked cars off the street, says city, as plowing will continue until all streets, sidewalks and multi-use trails are clear
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When will roads get plowed?

A plow out is typically completed 24 hours after a storm has stopped. During that time, we start plowing main roads first, followed by secondary roads. Residential streets will be plowed last. Please give us until 24 hours after a storm before submitting a service request.

When will sidewalks and multi-use paths get plowed?

Guelph’s 660 kilometres of sidewalks and multi-use paths take three days to clear. Stretched end-to-end, they’re the same distance between Guelph and Montreal. We appreciate your patience as we work to get them cleared.

Residents can use the Plow Tracker map to track where plows are and sign up for email alerts on plow outs, all from

How you can help:

  • Allow for extra commute times and drive according to road conditions
  • Never pass a snowplow
  • If you’re able, please help clear sidewalks near your property
  • Keep fire hydrants and storm drains clear of snow
  • Shovel a spot for your waste carts, or place them in the driveway one foot from the curb
  • Move parked cars off the streets to make room for snowplows and emergency vehicles

Continue to check and Twitter for updates about City services that might be affected by the weather including recreation programming, public transit and garbage pickup.


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