City releases snow removal plan

With a budget of $85.7 million, officials say they're ready

Go on winter do your worst. City officials are ready.

They say 600 snow plows, 300 sidewalk cleaners and 200 salt trucks are ready to hit the streets in case of a snow storm.

Mayor Rob Ford says it will take 14-16 hours to plow all the roads when snow stops falling with a focus on main arteries first, moving to side streets.

Ford reveals the head of transportation services can call a Major Snowstorm Condition if the weather is really bad, which would restrict you from parking on the street. That would make things easier for crews to cleanup.

You're also reminded to clear snow from the sidewalk in front of your place within 12 hours of a storm ending if you live in the city's core.

Toronto’s snow removal budget for this winter season is $85.7 million. Officials say that's around $30 per person.

The ran-down this season's plan at a public works yard off of Eastern Ave.

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