Winter Roads Maintenance

The Township of West Lincoln provides snow control services in the winter months to help residents and travellers walking and driving routes with ease. The Township provides winter maintenance to more than 1,000 kilometers of roads. Our fleet includes dump trucks, loaders, backhoes and contracted services.

Did you know that the Township clears sidewalks?
It is the Township’s goal to clear all sidewalks within 24 hours of a snow event.

How can residents help?

  • Move vehicles from roadways
  • Abide by overnight parking by-laws at all times
  • Refrain from placing snow on the roadways

Frequently Asked Questions

When will my street get plowed?

It is the Township’s goal to get all roads plowed within 24 hours of a snow event.

Roads are maintained in priority sequence with primary roads first, followed by collector roads, local roads, cul-de-sacs and residential areas.

Snow removal during Winter Event – guidelines

Primary Roads_plow route map

Who do I call to report a street that has not been cleared?

Call us at 905-957-3396 ext.5139 to report any road that has not been cleared within 24 hours.

Why is it prohibited to park on the street during a snowstorm?

Parked vehicles prevent snow removal crews from clearing roads in a timely manner. Vehicles are subject to fines and may be towed at the owner’s expense. If parked vehicles are a problem on your street, please call 905-957-3396 ext.5139.

The by-law states that parking is not permitted from 2:00 AM to 6:00 AM. By-Law 89-2000.

Who is responsible for clearing snow around Canada Post Super Mailboxes?

Canada Post is responsible for clearing snow and ice around the super boxes. If your mailbox is blocked by snow, call Canada Post at 1-800-267-1177.

Who replaces my mailbox if it has been damaged by a Township plow?

The Township does replace mailboxes with a standard Township issue box measuring 19” long, 6 x 5” wide and 9” tall.