Snow removal season has begun in Yellowknife. The season usually runs from December to late April depending on the weather. Snow removal begins at 12:00 a.m. and takes place during the early morning to avoid conflicts with drivers, people walking and children at play.
The schedule for the week of December 10th-14th is as followed:
Monday – Franklin Avenue from Reservoir Road to Matonabee Street; and 48th Street from 49th Avenue to 52nd Avenue.
Tuesday – Franklin Avenue from Matonabee Street to 52nd Street; and 49th Street from 49th Avenue to 52nd Avenue.
Wednesday – Franklin Avenue from 52nd Street to 48th Street; and 50th Street from 49th Avenue to 52nd Avenue.
Thursday – Franklin Avenue from 48th Street to 43rd Street; and 51st Street from 49th Avenue to 52nd Avenue.
Friday – 53rd Street from Franklin Avenue to 49th Avenue; and 49th Avenue from 53rd Street to 47th Street; and 52nd Street from Franklin Avenue to 52nd Avenue.
Residents must make sure that parked vehicles are removed from these streets by midnight or they will be towed. People are also advised that there will be traffic delays in snow removal areas and if possible, to use an alternate route to avoid delays.