MACOMB, Ill. (NEWS3) — The City of Macomb issued an alert to all residents to not park on designated snow routes while the city is under a snow emergency.
The snow emergency will be in effect from 10:00 p.m. Wednesday until 8:00 p.m. Thursday night.
Officials said anytime the area is anticipated to receive winter weather of at least three inches in snowfall, that automatically calls for a snow emergency in the City of Macomb. Officials said it is unlawful for any person to park or allow a motor vehicle to remain parked on a street that has been designated as a snow route in the city.
Streets that have been designated as snow routes are as follows:
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
Macomb Public Works Director Alice Ohrtmann asks residents to have sidewalks in the sidewalk abatement zones cleared before the start of school Friday.
Emergency officials warn anyone traveling to allow ample time or delay your travel if possible due to the treacherous road conditions.