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Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 11:22 am
By: News On 6


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UNDATED -- NewsOn6.com will post updates from area cities and towns as they are received. Keep checking back for winter weather updates from your town.

City of Sand Springs
Issued at 12:30 p.m.

Sand Springs city offices are open for regular business Wednesday afternoon. Municipal court is scheduled to be held Thursday, February 10. Normal residential trash collection is taking place for Wednesday customers and should continue through the week.

Street division crews will be working to clear arterial and residential collector streets. Backhoes and tractors will be used as available on residential streets to clear a lane for emergency vehicles. The City does not plow individual driveways and is not responsible for clearing the snow wake plows leave in front of residential or business driveways.

No roads are closed. Police will continue to two vehicles that are left stranded and unattended on plow routes.

The Case Community Center is open. The Senior Citizens Center remains closed. The Keystone Ancient Forest monthly hid is canceled for Saturday, February 12.

City of Owasso
Issued at 9:30 a.m.

Owasso City Hall is open Wednesday. Public Works Director Roger Stevens says crews have been plowing the main arterial city streets since 1 a.m. They will continue to plow throughout the day.

Arterial streets are passable and in good condition, Stevens said. Road crews will apply more sand and salt when the snow stops.

City of Tulsa
Issued at 9:45 a.m.

City crews and contractors are working to clear snow from arterial streets and some collector streets. Wednesday trash collection will be delayed as trash crews wait on the snow to subside before starting pick up. Residents should not expect all Wednesday routes to be completed.

Wednesday customers are asked to leave their trash at the curb if it's not picked up, and crews will try to get it Thursday or Friday.

The Tulsa County Courthouse and county facilities will be closed Wednesday. Only emergency personnel and facilities will remain open – Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center, Tulsa County Juvenile Justice Center, Tulsa County Highway District Offices and the Social Services Emergency Shelter. The jail is not holding visitation.

Tulsa County is responsible for 750 miles of county roads and 220 bridges. Crews will continue working around the clock to improve road conditions.

City of Broken Arrow
Issued at 10:20 a.m.

The City of Broken Arrow is continuing to work arterial roads clearing them of the new accumulations of snow. Crews began pre-treating roads Tuesday night and will continuing plowing until roads are clear.

Crews are not currently doing additional plowing of residential streets other than collector streets.

Since January 31, the city has used 1,339 tons of sand and 321 tons of salt. Additional salt and sand was delivered Monday and sufficient supplies are on hand. The city has also ordered more plow blades.

Issued at 10:30 a.m.: Both the Nienhuis Park Community Center and the Central Park Community Center will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9. All classes have been canceled for Wednesday evening.

City of Claremore
Issues at 6:40 a.m.

The City of Claremore has closed all "non-essential" city offices on Wednesday. Director of Communications Cassie Woods requests that citizens stay off the roads if possible to allow road clearing crews to make good progress so the city can return to business as usual on Thursday.

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