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Milwaukee Department of Public Works prepares for snow storm

Posted at 9:41 AM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 10:41:55-05

MILWAUKEE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is busy preparing for the expected snowfall by pre-treating roads and taking extra steps to keep everyone safe during this big winter storm.

Travel conditions could get a little rough beginning Friday when the ice starts to form. This is why DPW is already hard at work, and will be all weekend, preparing the roads for for snow and ice.

From gassing up the trucks, to pre-treating roads, to loading up on ice - DPW is doing it all, and they say they are fully prepared for whatever mother nature decides to throw at us.

With the amount of snow expected, DPW could declare a snow emergency for the city of Milwaukee. This would cause parking rules to change.

If the snow emergency is declared, all main thoroughfares won't allow parking between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Additionally, all side streets will have alternate side parking between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

This snow emergency has not been declared yet, but if it is you can find that information on our website, the City of Milwaukee website, or the DPW Facebook or Twitter page.

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