Skip to main content

Road and sidewalk maintenance

Spring maintenance and flood control

In the winter, frost penetrates deep into the ground and freeze-thaw cycles damage our roads by creating cracks and potholes. After the spring thaw, seasonal load restrictions are put into effect on some city roads.

Learn More

Winter maintenance

Roads Services is responsible for the City’s snow and ice control program. It is committed to helping make Ottawa’s roads, sidewalks and cycling network safe and passable for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.

Learn More