Government of New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Department of Transportation and Infrastructure makes every effort to keep the roads safe during the winter months, but drivers should expect to find difficult road conditions in stormy weather. Snowfighters respond first to the highways that have the highest traffic volumes during a storm.
 

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Four-lane highways: Services provided continuously as conditions require on four-lane highways, starting after two centimeters of snowfall. Driving lanes should be bare 24 hours after a storm ends..

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Other arterials and high volume collectors: Services typically provided between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m., starting after 2 centimetres of snowfall. Driving lanes should be bare 24 hours after a storm ends. Typical traffic volumes are greater than 2,000 vehicles a day.

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Medium volume collectors and selected local roads: Services provided after two to eight centimetres of snowfall. Centre line should be bare 48 hours after a storm ends. Typical traffic volumes are between 500 and 2,000 vehicles a day.

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Local roads: Services provided after eight centimetres of snowfall. Roads in snowpacked condition. Typical traffic volumes are less than 500 vehicles a day.

For information regarding the level of service your road receives, please call your local District office.

Dial 511 within New Brunswick / Dial 1-800-561-4063 outside of New Brunswick