Snow Plows

Navigating an un-plowed neighborhood street on Warren's north side. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

Officials Urge Patience As Metro Detroiters Wait For Plows: ‘It’s Not Like We’re Lazy’

“The guys are out there, the trucks are running constantly,” said Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

Wing plow. (credit: Road Commission for Oakland County)

New ‘Wing Plow’ Will Help Fight Snow More Efficiently In Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County has introduced a new tool in its effort to fight snow more efficiently: the wing plow.


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Officials Look At Green Lights For Michigan Snow Plows

Will this help encourage drivers not to “crowd the plow”?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2014

File photo. (Credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Another Round Of Snow: Road Crews Clearing Major Freeways , Limited Snow Emergencies

Authorities are advising motorists to leave early and give yourself extra time to get to your destination … and be sure to give the snow plows and salt trucks room to do their jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2014

A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

Detroit Mayor Announces New Way To Report Snow-Covered Streets

He says he wants to bring a standard of accountability to the task of getting Detroit’s streets plowed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

Fine For Parking On The Street During Snow Emergency In Livonia Doubles

The measure to raise the fine was approved at Monday night’s City Council meeting by a 6-to-1 vote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2014

4 States To Test Tech That Targets Slick Roads

Sensors are going on snowplows in an effort to continually measure road and weather conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2013

Father, Daughter Killed In Crash With Snow Plow

A northern Michigan man and his teen daughter were killed when their vehicle failed to stop at an intersection and was hit by a county snowplow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

Judah Road is snow covered! (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

New Snow Plow Is Coming To Michigan This Winter

Michigan is bringing in a new type of snow plow this winter, one that can clear widths up to 25 feet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Oakland County Road Commission vehicles are seen at work during the 2011 winter season. (WWJ Photo, File)

Oakland County Takes The Road Less Slippery

When the heavy snow hits this winter, there will be more plows on the streets of Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012