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Class 3 and Class 4 paved roads will be sanded in their entirety to achieve center bare conditions. Class 5 paved roads will be sanded at intersections, curves, hills and railway tracks.

Gravel roads will be spot sanded when ice blading cannot be achieved within the time frames above.

Blanket coverage shall occur only during extreme icy conditions and/or freezing rain.

Sanders will commence no earlier than 4 a.m. and cease at 8 p.m., unless severe conditions or emergency services require it. This shall be authorized by the Manager of Municipal Works or CAO.

Sand/salt mix shall be spread at a rate of 225kg to 280 kg per kilometre and shall be a minimum of 4% salt.