Snow Emergency 02/09/2017

Watertown Department of Public Works

For: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Snow Emergency –

A winter weather event is predicted with high winds and 8”- 14 inches of snow accumulation in our area. The Superintendent of Public Works has declared a snow emergency effective 6:00 A.M. Thursday, February 9, 2017 and will remain in effect until further notice.

Parking Ban –

On street parking will be banned and any motor vehicle left on the street will be subject to towing 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 the day school resumes.

Trash/Recycling Collection:

Trash/Recycling Collection for Thursday, February 9, 2017 has been postponed until further notice.

Additional Reminders

• During a storm travel conditions can be extremely poor and residents are advised to remain in-doors.
• 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.
• 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!

Updates regarding trash collection, parking restrictions and other town notifications will be posted at and

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