Calgary commuters are slowed down by snowfall.

Canada Global Tv: According to Chris McGeachy, a spokesman for the city’s roads department, employees made progress last night along Calgary’s key thoroughfares and will now concentrate their efforts today on clearing the city’s busiest roads.
Calgary road crews are concentrating their efforts on keeping critical routes open as snow continues to fall on the city.

The city’s roads department spokesperson, Chris McGeachy, warned Calgarians to allow extra time for their travels since there may be traction problems along side streets.

“The first snowfall has occurred. The temperature on the roads has drastically decreased. Therefore, exercise extreme caution when travelling today “added him.

Calgary police responded to 125 accidents between midnight and 11:30 a.m., including nine collisions with injuries and 13 other incidents.

Environment and Climate Change Canada has predicted snowfall of up to 20 centimetres for Calgary. There is a chance for more over 30 centimetres over high terrain.

When leaving the house, motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians are reminded to proceed with caution because certain surfaces are slick.

The city stated that at this time, it does not foresee the need to declare a snow route parking prohibition.

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