SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED FOR TUESDAY, FEB. 16
A SNOW EMERGENCY has been declared as of 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15 for the City of Livonia. All vehicles will need to be removed from the streets by 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 under City ordinance. Vehicles not removed shall be subject to ticketing and/or towing.
Clearing the roadways of snow will result in snow piles in front of driveways, which is unavoidable. It is not possible for the City to clear individual driveways. Larger plow vehicles cannot access courts, cul-de-sacs and dead ends; smaller equipment will follow-up to clear these areas.
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15 to noon on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of five to nine inches are expected. Hazardous travel conditions are likely through Tuesday morning.
As road conditions are expected to be challenging, residents are urged to stay off the road if possible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, blanket and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Please exercise caution when shoveling snow.
As a reminder, most major roads in Livonia are maintained by Wayne County including Ann Arbor Road, Grand River, Eight Mile, Seven Mile, Six Mile, Five Mile, Plymouth, Joy, Haggerty, Wayne south of Plymouth, Farmington, Merriman, Middlebelt and Inkster.
Livonia crews maintain Schoolcraft, Newburgh, Ann Arbor Trail, Levan, Stark, half-mile roads such as West Chicago, Lyndon, Hubbard and neighborhood streets.