Snow Removal Continues Following 7-Inch Accumulation
(CBS DETROIT) – Road crews have been working around the clock braving the cold weather to clear the streets of snow and ice. The Road Commission for Oakland County is rotating workers in 16-hour shifts to plow almost 3,000 miles of road. The massive job in Oakland County won’t be done in 24 hours, in fact the clean-up efforts will move into Thursday. County road officials are warning drivers to stay clear of plow trucks and keep a safe distance on the roads. We had somebody that plowed into the back of one of our plow trucks on I-75.detroit.cbslocal.com
Metro Detroit road crews out in full force ahead of winter storm
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Snow emergencies are being issued across Metro Detroit as cities anticipate heavy snowfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Local 4 spoke with Craig Bryson with the Oakland County Road Commission. AdUnlike any other winter, with so many people working from home, clearing the roads ahead of rush hour traffic was different this year. So it’s a little bit surreal,” Craig Bryson said. In Wayne County, road crews were called in at 2 a.m. on Monday morning.
Officials Remind Drivers Of Work Zone Safety After 2 Construction Workers Hit, 1 Killed
(CBS DETROIT) – During this pandemic many professions has been deemed as having front-line workers, but construction workers put themselves on the front lines of danger every single day, and after two were hit just this week, officials have a message for drivers. “Please slow down and pay attention when you’re in a work zone,” said Craig Bryson, senior communications manager of the Oakland County Road Commission. Bryson is stressing the importance of driver’s safety awareness when approaching construction zones. Bryson says that veteran construction worker who was inside a work zone when he was struck, only suffered minor injuries. An investigation as to how the driver hit the construction worker is pending.detroit.cbslocal.com