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Posted on: November 26, 2023

Snow Removal & Emergencies

Snow plow pushing snow on the street

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service Wilmington reports:

  • Accumulating snow is expected tonight into Friday, exptected accumulation is two to three inches
  • Cold weather with wind chills below zero are expected Friday and Saturday nights.

Snow Removal Policy

The Public Service Department treats and removes snow from city streets as needed.

  • Primary roads are cleared first:
    • Broadway
    • Stringtown Road
    • Hoover Road
    • Kingston Avenue
  • The removal of ice and snow from sidewalks is the responsibility of the owner, occupant or caretaker of the building/lot bordering the sidewalk. The City appreciates assistance in keeping storm drains free from chunks of ice and debris to prevent backups of melting snow and ice.

Snow Emergencies / Parking Bans

When there is a snowfall of two or more inches and street travel is deemed hazardous, a snow emergency is declared.

  • During a snow emergency, no parking is allowed on City streets marked with snow emergency signage.
  • Priority and snow emergency roads are plowed first, then residential areas. 
  • Unattended vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense. 
  • Snow emergencies are declared and lifted by City administration.

Please consider removing vehicles from residential streets not marked with snow emergency signage after a snowfall of two or more inches.

Snow Emergency Routes (north to south)

  • Parlin Drive: Liberty Street east to Tareyton Drive
  • Southwest Boulevard: Broadway east to Hoover Road
  • Richard Avenue: Barbee Avenue south to Columbus Street
  • Haughn Road: Columbus Street south to Acorn Court
  • Kingston Avenue: Joyce Avenue east to Hoover Road
  • Kingston Avenue: Broadway (US 62) east to Moore Avenue
  • Broadway (US 62): Civic Place south to Kingston Avenue
  • McDowell Road: Southwest Boulevard to White Road

View the Grove City Snow Emergency Route Map

County Snow Emergencies

The Franklin County Sheriff declares and lifts County snow emergencies .

  • Level 1: roads are hazardous, drive carefully
  • Level 2: roads are hazardous, drive only if necessary
  • Level 3: all roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel.

Visit the Franklin County Sheriff's website for the latest snow emergency status.

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