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Posted on: February 23, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Snow Emergency Declared

Red text stating "Snow Emergency Declared"

Contact: Lynn Nardinger
Deputy Director - Public Works
Public Works Department
651.385-3654

                                                                                

Snow Emergency Declared


(February 23, 2019, Red Wing, Minn.) – In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency.

This snow emergency will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on SUNDAY, February 24.  According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes vehicles re-parked on plowed streets during the declared period. Parking is allowed during this period on all other streets that are designated as Non-Snow Emergency Route streets unless otherwise indicated.


The Snow Emergency for all other city streets designated as Non-Snow Emergency Route streets will begin at 12:01 a.m. on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25.  All vehicles parked on these streets must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25.  Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes vehicles re-parked on plowed streets during the declared period. Parking is allowed during this period on all streets that are designated as Snow Emergency Route streets unless otherwise indicated.


Off-Street parking locations are available at the following sites:

City Parking Lot at Third & Plum Streets

City Parking Lot at Oak & Williams Street near the museum

City Parking Lot off Bohmbach Drive by the Athletic Field

City Parking Area at the Tenth Street pump station

Legion Parking Lot at West Fourth & Potter Streets

City Parking Area at 321 Potter Street – Annadee’s Closet

All three City Parking Ramps.

Residents are also encouraged to check with their neighbors for available off-street parking.

Once the emergency period ends, existing parking restrictions will apply.


 Tune in to KWNG/KCUE radio, Local Government Access Channel 6 or visit www.red-wing.org for text notifications and more information about this snow emergency. The cooperation of drivers and residents is greatly appreciated in assisting with this snow emergency.

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