Westfield Police Chief: Keep Cars Off Streets

Chief David Wayman asks residents to keep streets clear for plowing.

The Westfield area is under a winter storm warning from Thursday at 4 p.m. to Friday at 1 p.m. with anticipated accumulation of 6 to 8 inches, according to the Weather Channel.

Westfield Police Chief David Wayman issued a statement informing residents to remove all vehicles from the roadway to make way for snow plowing. 

He added that parking on the following streets is prohibited during snowfall:

- Central Ave (entire length); 
- Clark St (between W Dudley Ave & Edgewood Ave); 
- E Broad St (between Mountain Ave & N Euclid Ave); 
- Prospect St (between E Broad St & E Dudley Ave); 
- W South Ave (between Westfield Ave & Central Ave); 
- W Broad St (entire length). 

To view this alert and additional storm alerts, sign up for the Westfield Police department's Nixle alerts. http://local.nixle.com/alert/5116315/

PSE&G has also issued the following precautions for the storm:
  • Ensuring that all available personnel are ready to respond beginning Thursday.
  • Arranging for contractors, including tree crews, to assist the utility’s own skilled workforce.
  • Ensuring that additional supplies, such as poles, transformers and other pole-top equipment, are on hand.
  • Ensuring that all vehicles are fueled and ready to go.
  • Testing generators at utility locations.
  • Coordinating with county and municipal emergency management personnel to inform them of outages and expedite restoration efforts.
PSE&G can be reached at 1-800-436-PSEG to report downed wires and power outages. Customers who get an automated response when calling PSE&G are encouraged to use it will route their calls to the right destination quickly.

There is also an option to speak directly to a customer service representative. If you have specific information regarding damage to wires, transformers or poles, speak to a representative to report that information.


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