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SNOW REMOVAL PRIORITIES

Legal recognizes the value of clean and safe highways and sidewalks and the importance of maintaining them in this condition. HIGHWAY SNOW CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Town owned buildings, public parking & sidewalk areas 2. 50 Avenue (secondary highway #651) 3. 50 Street (south and north of 50 Avenue) 4. Residential area to be determined by Town of Legal Public Works staff 5. Alleys and lanes shall be cleared after all other main routes are cleared 6. 50 Avenue between 53 Street and 45 Street, and 46 Street between 51 Avenue and 52 Avenue shall have the in a windrow, with the intersections opened to allow access to other roadways. Once roadways are cleared then snow hauling will commence 7. All snow clearing will be at the discretion of the public works supervisor 8. The public works staff (time permitting) will attempt to clear the driveways into properties once the snowplow has passed. 9. Snow clearing may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as equipment failure, other priorities and staff availability. SIDEWALK CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Down town core 2. All remaining sidewalks

SNOW REMOVAL PRIORITIES

Roads

SNOW REMOVAL POLICY

Snow Removal Policy

Legal recognizes the value of clean and safe highways and sidewalks and the importance of maintaining them in this condition. 

Roads Overview

Public Works is the custodian of all local roads within the Town of Legal and maintains approximately 18 kilometers of the municipal road network. The Public Works department provides summer maintenance which includes street sweeping, crack filling, pothole repair and line painting as well as winter maintenance of snow removal, grading and sanding.

Public Works also provides contracted services to the province to maintain 50 Avenue, the provincial roadway through Legal. Contracted services include snow removal and street sweeping. Infrastructure upgrades are beyond the scope of services and remains within the provincial jurisdiction.  

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