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Posted on: December 15, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Snow Emergency Lifted - Friday, December 15

The Snow Emergency has been lifted as of 3:30 p.m. today Friday, December 15. Residents may now park on the streets. Thank you for your patience while DPW crews cleared 350 miles of roadway.

Friday, December 15 8:45 a.m. Update-

DPW crews are in Phase 2 subdivisions, and we are aiming to have the snow emergency lifted this afternoon.

Thursday, December 14 4:45 p.m. Update -

DPW crews are still out plowing and salting Phase 1 subdivisions. Plowing and salting in Phase 2 subdivisions should begin this evening. Maps of the phases can be found in the link below.

Thursday, December 14 Update-

Every available DPW truck is out in the subdivisions plowing and salting the priority 2 and 3 streets. Trash pickup is running a little slower than normal but the pick up days have not changed.

The following Parks & Recreation programs are still on for today, Thursday, December 14:
1. Senior Center Holiday Party
2. Last Chance Dance Costume Ordering
The following programs are CANCELLED today:
1. Youth Basketball
2. Adaptive Recreation Basketball
3. Dance

When a Snow Emergency is declared, no vehicle shall be parked on any City street during the emergency. Violators will be ticketed and towed. Please plan to have your vehicle parked off the streets during this Advance Notice.

The Sterling Heights Department of Public Works has been plowing and salting major City roads since Monday. Due to the forecast of continued snow accumulation throughout the afternoon and evening, snow and ice removal efforts on the City’s major roads will continue into Thursday morning in preparation for morning rush hour traffic.

Once snow accumulation ceases and all major roads have been cleared and salted, Public Works staff will commence snow plowing and salting operations on neighborhood roads. During a snow emergency, all Public Works personnel are incorporated into the snow emergency work in order to man, repair and maintain all available equipment around the clock until emergency conditions cease.

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