Rock Island calls snow emergency


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 20, 2012, 1:25 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2012, 2:28 pm
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Press release submitted by Michelle Martin, city of Rock Island

The City of Rock Island has declared a snow emergency effective immediately.

Parking on Snow Routes

Effective immediately, vehicles parked on marked snow routes will receive a $35 parking ticket.

Parking is not allowed on marked snow routes until the snow has been removed. Vehicles that remain in violation on Friday, December 21, 2012, will be impounded.

Snow Removal Policy

Major emphasis for snow removal is placed on primary streets and hills with secondary priority given to school areas. Residential streets are cleared when the primary and secondary streets are completed. The City does not clear snow from alleys or sidewalks.

Questions may be directed to Public Works at 309.732.2200 or pubworksmail@rigov.org.












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