Macomb under snow emergency; snow routes in effect

MACOMB, Ill. (NEWS3) — The City of Macomb issued an alert to all residents to not park on designated snow routes while the city is under a snow emergency.

The snow emergency will be in effect from 10:00 p.m. Wednesday until 8:00 p.m. Thursday night.

Officials said anytime the area is anticipated to receive winter weather of at least three inches in snowfall, that automatically calls for a snow emergency in the City of Macomb. Officials said it is unlawful for any person to park or allow a motor vehicle to remain parked on a street that has been designated as a snow route in the city.

Streets that have been designated as snow routes are as follows:

Adams Street from Randolph Street to the west city limits.

Bower Road from University Drive to Jackson Street

Calhoun Street from Campbell Street to Bonham Street

Candy lane its entire length

Carroll Street from Lafayette Street to Western Avenue and from Randolph Street to Prairie Avenue

Deer Road its entire length

Dudley Street its entire length

Grant Street its entire length

Harmony Lane its entire length

Jefferson Street its entire length

Lafayette Street from Washington Street to Grant Street

Maple Avenue its entire length

Murray Street from Johnson Street to Western Avenue

McArthur Street from Washington Street to Grant Street

Pearl Street its entire length

Pierce Street from Johnson Street to State Street

Piper Street from Candy Lane to Pearl Street

Prairie Avenue its entire length

Randolph Street from Washington Street to Grant Street and from Calhoun Street to Glenwood Park

Tower Road from Wigwam Hollow Road to Lafayette Street

University Drive from Wigwam Hollow Road to Western Avenue, from Western Avenue to Lafayette Street and from Lafayette Street to Bower Road

Ward Street its entire length

Washington Street from Lafayette Street to Ward Street and from Campbell Street to White Street

Western Avenue from Adams Street to University Drive

Wheeler Street from Prairie Avenue to the east city limits

White Street its entire length

Wigwam Hollow Road its entire length

Macomb Public Works Director Alice Ohrtmann asks residents to have sidewalks in the sidewalk abatement zones cleared before the start of school Friday.

Emergency officials warn anyone traveling to allow ample time or delay your travel if possible due to the treacherous road conditions.

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