Monday, February 9, 2015

Another Snow Emergency Announced in Troy

TROY, NY – Mayor Lou Rosamilia has announced a Snow Emergency will be in effect for the City of Troy beginning at 8 am on Tuesday, February 10. Residents are asked to adhere to the Snow Emergency Plan to ensure effective clearing of City roadways.

“We received much cooperation from Troy residents during our Snow Emergency last week and we ask them to do the same this week,” said Mayor Rosamilia. “Adhering to the signs, moving vehicles where necessary and parking in driveways are all asked so that we can clear our roadways efficiently and effectively.”

Starting at 8 am Tuesday, parking will be prohibited on the odd numbered side of designated snow emergency streets. On Wednesday at 8 am, parking will be prohibited on the even side of snow emergency streets. Vehicle owners will not be permitted to move their cars from even to odd until the snow emergency signs (red signs along route) have been removed.

In the Central Downtown Business District (Federal St. to Ferry St. / Front St. to 7th Ave), there will be no even/odd side snow emergency regulations. However, normal parking restrictions will be strictly enforced.

Designated Snow Emergency streets include: the Boulevards (101st to 125th), 103rd (River Street to 8th Avenue), 108th Street, 112th Street, 116th Street, 15th Street, 1st Street, 2nd Avenue, 2nd Street, 3rd Street, 4th Street, 5th Avenue (101st to 125th), 8th Street, Brunswick Road, Burdett Avenue, Campbell Avenue, Collins Avenue, Congress Street, Desson Avenue, Division Street, Ferry Street, Hoosick Street, Lansing Avenue, Liberty Street, North Lake Avenue, Oakwood Avenue, Pawling Avenue, Pinewoods Avenue, River Street, South Lake Avenue, Spring Avenue, Stow Avenue, Tibbits Avenue (lower), Tibbits Avenue (upper), Walker Avenue, Washington Street and Winter Street.

Streets not designated as Snow Emergency streets will still be provided with normal plowing services.

Designated Snow Emergency streets will be posted today, Monday, February 9, reminding vehicle owners of these restrictions.

During the Snow Emergency, recycling collection (blue bins) will be suspended and residents are asked not to place regular garbage in the right of way.

Vehicles in violation of the Snow Emergency guidelines will be ticketed and towed. If you are ticketed or towed, it is asked that you retrieve your vehicle within 48 hours.

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