The City of St. John's has been combatting a large amount of snowfall this winter, but it's more than just snow that factors into how the city goes about snowclearing.
Over the last two decades, there have been more kilometres of road added throughout the city. Combined with inflation, increasing fuel and labour costs and the replacing equipment,there are other variables that affect the city's bottom line. in terms of dealing with winter.
Here's a look at the recent history of snowclearing in St. John's.