Richmond crews covered thousands of kilometres clearing snow from city’s roads

Richmond News

Richmond covered nearly 23,000 kilometres clearing and treating the city’s roads during the recent snowfall.

According to the city, crews worked “around the clock in back-to-back 12 hour shifts” in order to keep pace with weather conditions. …

“While the January 2020 snow event saw long hours and a seemingly endless war against Mother Nature, the City of Richmond is aware of the challenges winter weather brings to residents, their daily activities and safety,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a press release.

“That’s why the city has a snow strategy in place to focus on keeping main roads and major transit routes open as a priority, with arterial roads and residential streets to follow.” …

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