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Calgary snow route parking ban goes into effect Monday

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WATCH: The City of Calgary has enforced its snow route parking ban for Monday after a weekend of snowy weather. Doug Vassen has the details – Feb 5, 2018

A snow route parking ban will go into effect Monday starting at 9 a.m.

The City of Calgary made the decision after monitoring snow accumulation, adding there was “significant” snowfall since Friday.

The ban will be in effect for 72 hours or until city officials decide to lift it.

READ MORE: Heavy snow will blanket parts of Alberta this weekend: Environment Canada

For the duration of the ban, city crews will work to clear priority 2 routes. Snow routes include major roadways, collector roads and most bus routes.

Vehicles must stay off snow routes or could face a ticket or tow. Snow routes are marked with blue signs with a white snowflake.

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