News Street sweeping underway in Timmins SHARE ON: Melissa Candelaria, contributor, Tuesday, Apr. 29th, 2014 The Timmins’ Public Works Department has started street sweeping this week. Crews will be collecting winter sand left on the streets, sidewalks and parking lots. The city will put up no parking signs when necessary. Sweeping will take a few weeks, but Public Works says the work should be done by the beginning of June.