City of Red Wing

Snow Emergency Declared

Tuesday, December 8 2009 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release                                              Contact: Rick Moskwa

December 8, 2009                                                      Public Works Director

Public Works Department

                                                                                    651.385.3653

                                                                                

Snow Emergency Declared

 

(December 8, 2009, 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. Wednesday, DECEMBER 9. 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 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9. 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 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10.  All vehicles parked on these streets must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10. 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 East Fourth & Bluff Streets behind Coca Cola

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 further notifications about this snow emergency. The cooperation of drivers and residents is greatly appreciated in assisting with this snow emergency.


 

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