Macomb declares Snow Emergency at 6 p.m.


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    The City of Macomb, Illinois Mayor's Office has declared a Snow Emergency starting at 6 p.m. on Friday evening until Sunday evening at 6 p.m. A snowfall of three inches automatically constitutes the snow emergency.

    During the snow emergency, it is unlawful for any person to park or allow a vehicle to remain parked on a street that is designated as a snow route in the city. These snow routes are:

    • 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

    As a reminder, citizens within the city that are located in the designated sidewalk abatement zones should be prepared for sidewalk enforcement declaration by the Public Works Director within 24 hours of public announcement. The city asks citizens to consider having sidewalks clear before Monday, January 14 start of school.

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