Some Westland streets covered with dangerous ice - MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports

Some Westland streets covered with dangerous ice

Posted: Updated:
WESTLAND, Mich. (WJBK) -

Residents on Caledonia Court in Westland feel angered and forgotten about after their street is the only one in the area that seems to have been left unplowed.

One neighbor tells FOX 2's Andrea Isom she has not seen a salt truck or plow truck drive down her street.

A FOX 2 crew drove around other residential neighborhoods which also appeared to be icy. They drove on the street where Mayor Bill Wild resides, which was also a icy mess.

"I always tell the guys that work for me is, 'Do my street last,' because a lot of residents will say, 'Your street's probably plowed.' If you come through our neighborhood right now where I'm at there's still ice on my streets, too," says Wild.

He says the City does not forget or neglect any roads, and believes Caledonia Court is a difficult area to plow because of the cul-de-sac, narrow roads and allowed parking on both sides of the street.

He encourages the residents with ice on their streets to contact his office.

Westland declares a snow emergency and plows neighborhood streets only if six inches or more of snow accumulates. That's only happened three times this winter.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Victims shot and killed on Detroit's west side identified

    Victims shot and killed on Detroit's west side identified

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:19 GMT
    Two families are grieving after the bodies of a young man and woman were found in the street Sunday morning on Detroit's west side. Both were shot and killed.
    Two families are grieving after the bodies of a young man and woman were found in the street Sunday morning on Detroit's west side. Both were shot and killed.
  • Two hospitalized after crashing stolen Corvette in police chase

    Two hospitalized after crashing stolen Corvette in police chase

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:50:55 GMT
    Two men are sent to the hospital after crashing their corvette in Hamtramck. In addition to their injuries, they may be facing serious charges including grand theft auto.
    Two men are sent to the hospital after crashing their corvette in Hamtramck. In addition to their injuries, they may be facing serious charges including grand theft auto.
  • Severe thunderstorms move into metro Detroit

    Severe thunderstorms move into metro Detroit

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:38:09 GMT
    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for St. Clair and Macomb counties until 7:21 p.m.
    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for St. Clair and Macomb counties until 7:21 p.m.
Powered by WorldNow

KTBC FOX 7
119 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 476-7777
Fax: (512) 495-7001

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices