Snow clearing in Newmarket
Created: Monday, December 20, 2021
Newmarket reminds residents to stay safe and drive according to road conditions. Newmarket's snow crews are ready for the winter season.
The Town is responsible for clearing 624 km of local roads and 302 km of sidewalks in Newmarket. Regional roads (Yonge Street, Mulock Drive, Bayview Avenue, Leslie Street and Davis Drive) are cleared by York Region.
Plowing operations begin when snow accumulates over 6 cm beginning with primary routes and then moving onto secondary routes. Primary routes are road/sidewalks that carry higher volumes of traffic and lead to areas such as business areas, the hospital and schools. It takes approximately 8 to 10 hours to plow/clear the Town and 12 hours and longer if snow continues to fall.
Residents can track the progress of snow plowing in Newmarket by using Locate my Plow during winter events. Locate my Plow will allow you to:
- View the current status of snow plows on roads (actively plowing road plows)
- View when the last time the particular road was plowed
View how many kilometres of roads are still left to be completed