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Springfield Township has over 400 streets. Of those 400 streets, approximately 92 miles of the roads are owned and maintained by Springfield Township. An additional 40 miles is considered to be "county roads", which run through Springfield Township but are actually are owned and serviced by Hamilton County.
The Township declares a Snow Emergency, when 3 inches of snow have accumulated on the pavement. A snow emergency is a situation where all vehicles need to be removed from the roadway in order to plow away the excessive amounts of snow.
The Snow Emergency is declared through the use of the major radio and television stations in our community and in some cases, you may receive a phone recording from the Township's Code Red System. When a Snow Emergency has been declared, you have two hours to remove your vehicle from the street. This aids us in our snowplowing efforts in several ways. It helps us do a better job and prevents your vehicle from being "snowed in" by the snow that rolls off the edge of the plow as it goes down your street. Vehicles that are not removed are subject to a possible citation by the Police Department.