Several cities declare snow emergencies

The drifting snow around our van,at Woodland Mobile Home Park in Milan,IL. Taken 2/5/14

The drifting snow around our van,at Woodland Mobile Home Park in Milan,IL. Taken 2/5/14

Several area cities declared snow emergencies to restrict parking on some city streets.

Blue Grass:  Winter weather emergency in effect from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2014.  Do not park on city streets so emergency vehicles and snow plows have full access.

Clinton: Snow emergency effective at 2 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2014 and continuing until all streets are clear of snow.  Vehicles not removed from designated snow routes by 7 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2014, will be subject to ticket and/or tow enforced by Clinton Police.

Davenport:  Snow emergency in effect Monday, February 17 at 5 a.m. and extended until 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 18.  Parking on posted snow routes is prohibited. Vehicles parked on a posted snow route during a Snow Emergency will be subject to ticketing and towing.

A second snow emergency is in effect beginning at 10 p.m. for the Downtown area. Drivers may park in one of the parking ramps for free. Once the snow emergency expires at 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, parking rates apply again.

Durant:  Snow emergency declared until further notice as of 8:30 a.m. Monday, February 17.

Eldridge:  Snow emergency declared just before 9 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2014.

Galesburg: Snow emergency declared at 12:30 p.m. Monday, February 17.  Vehicles parked on city streets, except in the downtown areas, during the snow emergency will be subject to ticket and towing.  The parking prohibition will remain in effect on all City streets until all streets are cleared.

Moline: On Monday, February 17 a Snow Emergency was declared and that snow routes were in effect immediately. Residents were asked to move their vehicles off of any marked snow routes. Any vehicles on posted snow routes could be ticketed or towed. Drivers have been asked to park in driveways whenever possible. Click here to see Snow Routes.

The Snow Emergency will be in effect until all snow routes are clear. Residents were also reminded that property owners are responsible for removing snow from their sidewalks within 12 hours after a snowfall ends.

Questions can be directed to the Public Works Department at 309-524-2400.

Sterling: Snow emergency starting at 10 a.m. Monday, February 17.  No parking on snow routes until snow has been removed from full width of the street.  No parking in the central business district and in city parking lots from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.   Odd-even parking restrictions in effect on all other streets; park on the side with odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered dates and on the even-numbered side on even-numbered days.  You will not be ticketed for odd-even violations between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.  Parking restrictions will terminate block-by-block after snow stops falling and all accumulated snow has been removed from full width of the street, or when cancelled by the city.

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