As of early this morning, City of Lethbridge buses are running on schedule, according to the city.
City road crews are continue to plow, sand and salt Priority 1 routes. Priority 1 routes, which include Whoop-Up Drive, University Drive, Bridge Drive, Mayor Magrath Drive, Brewery Hill and 5th Avenue North (from Highway 3 to Stafford Drive).
Priority 1 routes are determined based on the roads incline, grade and traffic volume, and will be plowed and sanded/salted within 24 hours of a snowfall ending, according to the city.
The city has 10 sander units (six with attachable front plow blades), two graders and two snow blowers, and has three additional graders called in today to help with snow-removal efforts.
Motorists are cautioned that in spite of the plowing, sand and salt, road conditions may still be slippery and snow packed. Residents are urged to use caution when approaching and crossing bridge decks as well as intersections in and around the city.
More information on the city’s snow and ice control program can be found at www.lethbridge.ca.
Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning early this morning for the Lethbrdge-Taber-MIlk River area, and predicted a further 10-20 centimetres of snow.