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Monroe Township Police Department
Friday December 8th, 2017 :: 02:21 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch Saturday December 9th 2017- click here for more

WINTER STORM WATCH – SATURDAY DECEMBER 9TH, 2017. 2-4 INCHES OF SNOW ANTICIPATED IN MONROE TWP. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED FOR 12-24 HOURS STARTING IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.


AS OUR DEPARTMENT OF PU BLIC WORKS PREPARES FOR THIS STORM, WE ASK ALL OF OUR RESIDENTS TO TRY AND REMOVE THEIR VEHICLES FROM THE ROADWAY, ESPECIALLY ON THE NROTHERN PARTS OF THE TOWNSHIP AND SIMILAR AREAS OFF OF HELMETTA ROAD. PLOWS NEED TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE ROAD TO CLEAR FOR VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

MONROE TWP. ORDINANCE #122-21 PROHIBITS PARKING ON ROADWAYS IN A SNOW EMERGENCY. PLEASE REMOVE VEHICLES FROM THE ROADWAYS ON SATURDAY SO THAT THE COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL SNOWPLOWS CAN REMOVE THE SNOW EFFICIENTLY AND MAKE THE ROADWAYS SAFE FOR VEHICULAR AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

MONROE TWP. ORDINANCE #105-29 REQUIRES ALL RESIDENTS TO REMOVE ALL SNOW AND ICE FROM THE SIDEWALKS AND FIRE HYDRANTS WHICH ARE ABUTTING OR BORDERING ANY STREETS IN THE TOWNSHIP OF MONROE WITHING 12 HOURS OF DAYLIGHT AFTER THE SNOWFALL. PLEASE CLEAR YOUR SIDEWALKS AND A WALKWAY, SHOULD A SCHOOLBUS STOP BE INFORNT OF YOUR HOME

SINCE HAZARDOUS ROADWAY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED:

- PLEASE DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY AND ADJUST YOUR SPEED FOR THE CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS (DRIVE AT OR BELOW THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT).
- REMEMBER TO REMOVE ALL SNOW AND ICE FROM YOUR VEHICLE BEFORE DRIVING, ESPECIALLY FROM THE HOOD, WINDOWS, AND ROOF; IT IS THE LAW IN NEW JERSEY.
- TURN ON YOUR HEADLIGHTS, AND INCREASE YOUR FOLLOWING DISTANCE. TRAVEL AT LEAST 10 SECONDS BEHIND THE VEHICLE WHICH IS IN FRONT OF YOU.
- GIVE SNOWPLOWS PLENTY OF ROOM TO WORK. DO NOT TAILGATE THEM OR ATTEMPT TO PASS.
- IF YOUR VEHICLE BECOMES DISABLED, PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND TURN ON YOUR EMERGENCY FLASHERS. REMAIN WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. IF YOU CAN’T GET YOUR VEHICLE OFF THE ROADWAY, DO NOT STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE OR STAND BEHIND IT. PLEASE PROCEED TO A SAFE LOCATION OFF THE ROADWAY AWAY FROM ALL TRAFFIC.

Address/Location
Monroe Township Police Department
3 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-521-0222

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