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Posted on: February 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Snow Emergency with Downtown Snow Removal

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The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective at 4 PM, Monday, February 11, 2019. Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared.

The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective at 4 PM, Monday, February 11, 2019.  Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared.  Vehicles parked on marked snow routes can receive a $35 parking ticket and may be towed simultaneously.

To facilitate snow removal the City is requesting that Rock Island residents not park on residential streets until snow removal is completed.

Beginning at 11:00 PM, Monday, February 11, 2019, there will be no on-street parking allowed in the downtown business area (15th Street to 23rd Street, 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue) due to snow removal operations.  There will be free parking in un-reserved spaces in City Lot C (1st Avenue at 20th Street), Lot F (18th Street at 2nd Avenue), Lot A (2nd Avenue west of Bennigan’s), and the Parking Ramp (17th Street and 3rd Avenue). Regular snow removal operations will be ongoing until the snow has stopped and been cleared; however, parking will be allowed beginning at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.   

Questions may be directed to Public Works at 309.732.2200 or pubworksmail@rigov.org.

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