Downtown snow removal operations taking place Wednesday/Thursday nights

This snow removal is being done in preparation for the Downtown Countdown

Release from the City of Barrie

The City of Barrie will be performing snow removal operations in the downtown area during the overnight hours from 11 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, December 29. This snow removal is being done in preparation for the Downtown Countdown. 

The snow removal will require a full road closure of Collier Street between Owen Street and Poyntz Street, and Mulcaster Street between Dunlop Street and Worsley Street. Residents and emergency services will have access within the closure but not to travel through it.

The following detour routes will be in effect:

  • Collier Street East: Owen Street – Dunlop Street – Blake Street
  • Collier Street West: Poyntz Street – Dunlop Street – Owen Street – Collier Street
  • Mulcaster Street: Worsley Street – Owen Street – Dunlop Street – Mulcaster Street

All vehicles in the specified area should be removed from metered parking by 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, December 28). Vehicles that are not removed by this time will be ticketed and towed.

Snow removal operations in the downtown area are an essential part of the City’s efforts to keep the streets clear and passable for residents, as well as emergency vehicles.

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