Ann Arbor schools closed Friday due to icy road conditions

A Wayne County Department of Public Services truck salts a road, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in Wayne, Mich. Road crews were out in full force on Wednesday as a storm system threatened to dump a half-foot of snow in the Detroit area with more expected later in the week. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) (Carlos Osorio, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor Public Schools will be closed on Friday due to icy road conditions in the area.

The district sent out communications of the closure to the community early Friday morning.

“The closure decision is based on ensuring the safety of our AAPS students and staff,” reads a statement from AAPS. “Icy road conditions exist at this time on many neighborhood and secondary roads in the AAPS area following precipitation overnight.”

Live traffic map and updates: Icy conditions on Metro Detroit roads Friday

Additionally, all buildings will be closed and all after school activities have been canceled for the day.

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