Preparing for Winter Weather
With the current prediction for a large winter storm starting tonight and over the weekend, we want Erie residents to be prepared for potential impacts. Roadways may be impacted by drifting snow, slick or slippery spots, visibility issues and high winds. Please stay off the roads as much as possible. If you are able, complete any shopping or other errands before the snow begins. If you do have to travel in the snow, leave plenty of space between your vehicles, other vehicles, emergency vehicles or snow equipment. Prepare your vehicle for the conditions with a Winter Car Kit and give yourself ample time to make it to your destination.
Whenever possible, please park vehicles in a garage or driveway to leave space on the streets for the Town’s snow removal crews.
Streets will be plowed and have anti-icing materials applied according to established Priority Routes. You can read more about the procedures, view a Snow Removal Map to check for clear routes, and read about resident snow removal responsibilities. The Town's Snow Plowing fleet and staffing are based on normal winter storm events. Plowing of local roads (neighborhoods) and collector roads are subject to available resources. The Town's main plowing priorities are focused on arterial roads, major collectors, and roads near schools.
The Recycling Center has already announced closures for both Saturday and Sunday, reopening on Monday weather permitting.
Any other delayed openings or closures of Town facilities will be posted on the Town’s website and social media. As this storm is predicted to be most impactful over the weekend, the most likely impacted facilities include the Erie Community Center and the Recycling Center. Sign up to receive email and text alerts specifically for facility closures to be the first one in the know!