Metro Detroit residents report lengthy delivery delays from Postal Service

Residents concerned mail isn’t getting to them

Metro Detroiters reporting lenghty delivery delays from Postal Service

DETROIT – Metro Detroit residents are voicing concerns that mail isn’t getting to them.

There are reports of people experiencing postal problems and delays all across Metro Detroit.

Last fall, it was the election and shopping season -- but recently residents have been reaching out to Local 4 regarding a recent slow down in service.

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The new slow down in service doesn’t appear to be weather-related. However, the USPS did issue a statement.

What can you do if you think your deliveries are being affected?

If you believe you are experiencing a slowdown in mail deliveries there are several steps you can take.

You should reach out to your local post office. You should also keep records of the incidents. Speak with your neighbors to see if they are also experiencing delays.

You should also be patient.

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About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.