SNOW EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT 01/21/2014

Watertown Department  of Public Works

SNOW EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT!

Snow Emergency-

The Superintendent of Public Works has declared a snow emergency  effective at 8:00 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2014 and will remain  in effect  until Wednesday ,January  22nd. at NOON.

 

Parking Ban-

ON STREET PARKING  IS BANNED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

Winter Off-Street Parking

Residents are urged to use designated  off street parking areas as listed below:

•     Police Station at 552 Main Street

•     Any Public School parking lot

•     Marion Road at Victory  Field

•     The lot at Boylston Street and Mt.  Auburn Streets

Please remember- during a snow event, any vehicle parked at a school facility must be removed no later than 6 AM to allow for snow removal.

During a storm travel conditions can be extremely poor and residents are advised to remain indoors. Please assist the Public Works, Fire and Police Department  by keeping vehicles off the street and allowing our streets to be de iced and cleared from snow.

Be patient  as snow plowing operations are extremely difficult and time consuming.

Please assist us in protecting your neighborhood by shoveling out the fire hydrant &  drainage catch basins closest to your home or business and we would appreciate your assistance by clearing any snow from fire hydrants and catch basins in your area.

Remember the Public Works snow plow operators are working through extremely poor weather conditions trying to make every street accessible for public safety.

Please do not attempt to stop the snow plow! Please do not throw  snow into the street!

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