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Mayor Madden: Snow Emergency Cleanup, Parking Restrictions Continue Friday

March 16, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MARCH 16, 2017

Mayor Madden: Snow Emergency Cleanup, Parking Restrictions Continue Friday

TROY, NYMayor Patrick Madden is reminding residents that Snow Emergency parking restrictions remain in effect for the City of Troy following Tuesday’s winter snowstorm which delivered a record snowfall for the Capital Region.

“I applaud the tireless efforts of our city, state, and contracted crews who have worked to keep our streets safe and passable in the aftermath of this week’s historic snowfall. While much progress has been made, additional work remains to be completed in accordance with the city’s Snow Emergency procedures,” said Mayor Patrick Madden. “We are asking for the continued patience from our residents and local businesses while this necessary work continues. Your cooperation and assistance is essential to ensure the effective and efficient removal of snow from our city’s roadways throughout the remainder of today and Friday.”

At this time, vehicles must be parked on the even side of designated Snow Emergency streets. Beginning 8:00am, Friday, March 17 vehicles will be required to park on the odd numbered side of designated Snow Emergency streets. Vehicles in violation of these guidelines will receive a parking ticket and will be towed, both at the owner’s expense.

Designated Snow Emergency Streets include:

• the Boulevards (101st to 125th) • 103rd (2nd Avenue 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 • Winter Street

Additional snow removal are scheduled to begin at 8:00am for designated Snow Emergency streets, with further removal operations scheduled for downtown beginning 4:00am, Friday, March 17. Roadways not designated as Snow Emergency streets will be provided with normal plowing services. Snow removal, push back and cleanup operations will continue into this evening, Thursday, March 16. Residents are asked to observe all posted parking restrictions for all city streets.

In the Central Business District (Federal St. to Ferry St. & Front St. to 7th Ave) normal parking restrictions will remain in effect as currently posted unless otherwise notified.

Troy residents are also encouraged to utilize available surface lots and parking structures during a declared Snow Emergency, including:

• 5th Avenue parking garage • State Street parking garage • Little Italy Market lot • Green Island lot • Front Street lot • 5th Avenue & Congress Street lot • 4th Street lot (between Ferry and Congress) • Y-Lot (1st Street between River and State Street) • Knickerbacker Ice Facility lot • South Troy Pool lot • Frear Park Golf Course lot

Free overnight parking is available from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m.

For additional information or questions in the event of a Snow Emergency, residents are encouraged to call 274-TROY (8769) for pre-recorded messages or the Department of Public Works Dispatcher at 270-4579 for information on vehicle towing, vehicle impound locations and specific street information. Residents are also encouraged to review the City of Troy Snow Emergency FAQ available on the city website.

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