Citywide Plowing Tonight, No Snow Emergency Declared
All Madison streets will be plowed. There is no snow emergency in effect.
A citywide plowing operation will begin this evening at approximately 11:00pm. Citywide plowing takes 12 to 16 hours to complete, therefore plowing vehicles will be circling through Madison neighborhoods all night long into the early afternoon on Saturday.
All residents are encouraged to choose off-street parking options tonight to assist with plowing. Be sure to follow all other parking rules and posted restrictions.
Since a snow emergency will not be in effect tonight, this means that alternate side parking restrictions will only be in effect in areas outside of the Snow Emergency Zone.
Following posted parking rules, and choosing off-street parking options, greatly helps snowplowing operations as it creates an open lane of travel for plows to work. Also, it allows crews to plow each street one time without needing to circle back a second or third time to push snow from the road in areas that had been blocked by parked cars or other obstructions.
For additional winter information, visit the City of Madison’s winter website, www.cityofmadison.com/winter.
- Bryan Johnson, 608-267-2626, firstname.lastname@example.org