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Let it Snow - City of Mississauga Winter Maintenance Program

Dec 12, 2013

The City of Mississauga's winter maintenance program helps reduce hazards that winter weather can bring.  There are many steps the City takes during and after a storm to help including clearing roads, priority sidewalks, removing snow and salting of roads.

Clearing priority roads and sidewalks

"The City's priority is safety and access to emergency vehicles and transit," Said Bob Levesque acting director Engineering and Works. "The City's winter maintenance crews clear City roads, priority sidewalks, bus stops and pedestrian crossings within 12-36 hours after the end of a snowstorm. Back to back storms will extend this timing. Local or residential streets are not plowed immediately during a snow event. These streets are plowed after priority roads are cleared."

Keep up-to-date on road conditions

• follow on twitter @MississaugaSnow for current conditions and progress
• visit for live updates,  details, routes and maps
• call our Information Snow Line 905-615-SNOW (7669) to hear recorded information about our winter maintenance services and updates during a snow event, available 24/7.

Following the end of a snowstorm event, if there are concerns with road conditions please contact 311 or (905-615-4311 outside city limits). 

Towing of parked or stopped vehicles on roads

To help our plows safely and efficiently clear roads, a winter on-street parking restriction is in effect in Mississauga between November 1-March 31 between 2 a.m.- 6 a.m. New parking considerations will not be granted and current ones will not be recognized for the duration of snow removal operations. Parked or stopped vehicles that are found by a member of the Peel Regional Police Service or a municipal law enforcement officer in contravention of Traffic By-law or winter on-street parking restriction will be towed and stored at the owner’s expense. The operational condition of a vehicle is not a factor during adverse winter weather conditions.                                                   

Helping Others

To ensure success of the winter maintenance program, we need your help.  Please clear your driveway, non-priority sidewalk and steps to help people travel safely.  Help out an elderly or disabled neighbour by clearing their snow. 

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Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor
Transportation and Works
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5046
TTY: 905-896-5151