Winter Operations


Grand Forks City Offices will be closed on Monday, December 30, 2019 due to the weather.  Essential personnel will operate as scheduled. 


Garbage Collection:

Garbage will not be collected on Monday, December 30th.  Monday's "A"  route will be picked up on Tuesday.  Monday's "B" route will be picked up on Thursday.


Recycling:

Recycling will not be collected on Monday, December 30th.  Monday's recycling will be picked up on Tuesday.


City Bus:

Cities Area Transit will start operations at 8 am on Monday, December 30, 2019, weather permitting.


Snow Plows:

The Grand Forks Streets Department has a goal of having the streets cleared 24 hours after it has finished snowing.

Here is the snow plows and sanding trucks priority list:

Plowing/Sanding Route Priorities:

  • 1st major arterials (Gateway, DeMers, Washington, Columbia)
  • 2nd major arterials, Bus Routes, and Downtown (Cherry, Belmont, etc.)
  • 3rd All other streets divided into eleven separate plowing areas.
  • Sanitation Department assists by plowing alleys with Payloader
  • Streets Department Sign Shop plows public Sidewalks and Bikepaths (Only those which are not private owner's responsibility, approximately 30 miles)