New Haven – City officials announced this afternoon that a citywide parking ban will be imposed as of 12:00 a.m. Tuesday (midnight tonight). Plans are for the ‘downtown’ ban – within the area encircled by Howe Street, MLK Boulevard, State Street, and Grove Street – and the ban along posted Snow Emergency Routes to be effective through Wednesday at 6:00 a.m.
A parking ban in residential areas will also be in effect as of midnight tonight, through 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Residents may park their cars in either the Temple Street or Granite Square parking facilities for a reduced, $3/day fee. Residents are encouraged to call 203-946-8221 or the city’s Snow Line at 203-946-SNOW with any storm-related parking questions.
In other storm-related news:
- The city will respond to the storm forecast for tomorrow with 40 trucks: 22 operated by staff of the Department of Public Works clearing the 22 established snow routes, and 18 more staffed by employees of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Trees to clear bus stops, curb cuts, and pathways across city parks.
- Regularly scheduled refuse collection will go on as scheduled Tuesday.
- All three of the city’s senior centers will be closed Tuesday.
- New Haven Fire Department officials are asking residents to assist with clearing snow from around the fire hydrant closest to their house, should snow accumulations warrant such clearing.