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SNOW EMERGENCY: Parking restrictions in Minneapolis, St. Paul, more

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As the snow started piling up on metro streets on Thursday afternoon, snow emergencies were declared in several cities, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.


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BLOOMINGTON

No parking will be allowed on city streets for 24 hours or until they have been plowed curb to curb. The restrictions begin at 5 p.m.

MORE: http://bloomingtonmn.gov/cityhall/dept/pubworks/mainten/strmain/snow.htm

CRYSTAL

A snow emergency will go into effect at 4 a.m. Friday and will last through 8 a.m. During this time, parking is prohibited on all public streets.

MORE: http://www.crystalmn.gov/public_safety/parking_restrictions_and_snow_emergencies.php

Cars will be ticketed and towed, and garbage containers must be at least 3 feet in from the curb to avoid being hit by plows.

GOLDEN VALLEY

Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, parking will be prohibited on all public streets until the road has been plowed curb to curb.

MORE: http://www.goldenvalleymn.gov/streets/maintenance.php

Police may cite vehicles in violation of the restriction. Any car that is not moved within 24 hours of a citation may be towed.

HOPKINS

A snow emergency was declared Thursday afternoon, which means no parking is permitted on any city street, city parking lot, or municipal ramp until all areas are plowed completely.

MORE: http://www.hopkinsmn.com/transportation/snow.php

MANKATO

Snow emergency restrictions will go into place at 8 p.m. and will expire at 8 a.m. on Friday.

MORE: http://www.mankato-mn.gov/Snow-Ice/Page.aspx

While in effect, no parking is allowed on city streets -- except in areas that are specifically posted as "seasonal no parking."

MENDOTA HEIGHTS

Parking is prohibited on all city streets until they have been fully plowed from curb to curb.

MINNEAPOLIS

Day 1 parking rules will begin at 9 p.m. on Thursday, which means drivers should avoid parking on any snow emergency route until 8 a.m. on Friday.

MORE:http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/snow/snow_parking-info

Any car in violation of the parking restrictions may be ticketed and towed.

RED WING

Snow emergency restrictions will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, and cars must be removed from designated snow emergency routes through noon on Friday.

MORE: http://www.red-wing.org/snowemergency.html

Vehicles in violation will be ticketed and towed during the snow emergency period, including after the plows have passed. Parking is allowed on non-snow emergency routes until 12:01 a.m. on Saturday.

ROBBINSDALE

Parking restrictions begin at 8 p.m. Afterward, no parking will be allowed on any city street until it has been plowed curb to curb.

MORE: http://www.ci.robbinsdale.mn.us/police_Frequently%20Asked%20Questions.shtml#Snow%20Emergencies

ST. LOUIS PARK

On-street parking is banned in St. Louis Park until streets have been plowed to the curb once the storm has ended.

MORE: http://www.stlouispark.org/snow-plowing/parking-winter-snowplowing.html

Any vehicle that is found parked on a city street may be ticketed and towed.

ST. PAUL

At 9 p.m., plows will begin clearing all night plow routes. Any vehicle in violation will be ticketed and towed.

MORE: http://www.stpaul.gov/index.aspx?NID=905

Crews will begin clearing day-plow routes at 8 a.m. on Friday.

WHITE BEAR LAKE

Although snow emergencies are not usually actively called, public works officials actively called a snow emergency on Thursday.

All vehicles must be removed from city streets until they are fully plowed from curb to curb.

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