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.
Crews in Metro Detroit prepare for substantial snow 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. Crews are already hard at work making plans to clear and salt the roads. Local 4 spoke with the Oakland County Road Commission. If you’re on the road and you see a snow plow make sure to give the driver some space. Pull over to the side of the road if you can so they can move around you, officials said.
It’s snow laughing matter -- MDOT asks residents to help name snowplows
DETROIT – The Michigan Department of Transportation announced Sunday it will start naming its snowplows to add a personal touch to the Mi Drive map. To see each snowplow’s name, visit the Mi Drive map here and activate the MDOT snowplow tracker map layer. Current snowplow names were chosen from hundreds of suggestions and include Plowasaurus Rex, Winter Snowdier, Sir Salts-A-Lot, Snowboni and -- of course -- Plowy McPlowface. MDOT is hopeful to name each of the more than 250 MDOT plows statewide in the near future. Don’t get cold feet and submit your plow names here.