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These are the priority snow removal routes in Vancouver (MAP)

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 11, 2019 11:07 am

If you’re dreading driving on slippery streets that are filled with slush, the City of Vancouver has some useful tools to conquer the snow.

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To help you avoid the traffic, the city has a live feed of traffic cameras at the busiest intersections in Vancouver.

Screenshot of Vancouver live traffic cams/ City of Vancouver

The city also has roads that it prioritizes for snow removal.

These priority locations are:

  • Major roads
  • Bus routes
  • Bridges
  • Emergency access routes (including five major hospitals and two health care facilities)
  • School routes
  • 15 most-used bike routes
  • Sidewalks around schools and hospitals
  • Bus stops
  • Arterial corner ramps

Here is a map that shows these routes:

If your car does not have snow tires, it’s best to plan an alternative way to get around as more snow is on the way.

And if you’re taking transit, give yourself plenty of time for your commute because there were some serious delays this morning.

Stay safe and warm out there, Vancouver!

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