Significant Weather Event Declaration – February 27, 2020

Posted On Thursday February 27, 2020

The Town of New Tecumseth has declared a significant weather event due to blowing snow and reduced visibility.

This declaration is made as it relates to Ontario’s Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways, Ontario Regulation 239/02. The Municipality’s declaration is an acknowledgement of an approaching or occurring weather hazard with the potential to pose a significant danger to users of the highways within a municipality. New Tecumseth is working diligently to ensure roadways and sidewalks are safe for motorists and pedestrians. We remind drivers to exercise caution when using New Tecumseth roads and sidewalks and, as always, drive according to the road and weather conditions. Please avoid travel during this period if possible.

The Municipality will issue a public notice when this significant weather event has ended. Please note that the Town of New Tecumseth may pause snow control operations during this time should the conditions warrant.