City of
Madison

District 1

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Contact Information

Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Drive
Madison , WI 53719

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

SNOW EMERGENCY

December 4, 2016 9:03 PM

Madison Snow Emergency Declared
Posted December 4, 2016 at 7:45 PM
PARK ON THE ODD SIDE OF THE STREET TONIGHT

The City of Madison has declared a snow emergency. This means alternate side parking restrictions will be in effect throughout the entire City of Madison tonight, including the downtown snow emergency zone. The snow emergency will remain in effect until 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6.
 
The Streets Division along with contractors will begin plowing all city streets starting around 9:00 p.m. this evening when the snow has stopped.  Currently, Streets Division crews are maintaining the city salt routes and will remain on the salt routes until switching to plowing operations at 9:00 p.m. Our combined plow force will be approximately 170 pieces of equipment.  This is a wet, heavy snow and we anticipate it will take 10 to 12 hours to clear all residential streets curb to curb.
 
Madison residents are asked to remove all vehicles from the street if possible.  All residents who must park on the street tonight (the evening of December 4 into early morning of December 5) must park their vehicles on the ODD house numbered side of the street between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.  Vehicles parked on the street tomorrow night (the evening of December 5 into early morning of December 6) must park their vehicles on the EVEN house numbered side of the street between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.  Violations of the alternate side parking rules are punishable by a fine of $60 throughout the entire City of Madison.  Violators could also be towed.  Residents are reminded that all daytime parking restrictions will be enforced. Parkers should pay attention to all parking signs.

Parking is available in the cashiered sections of city-owned garages in the downtown area. During a declared Snow Emergency you can park for no charge at the City garages from 9:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. If you enter before 9:00 p.m. or leave after 7:00 a.m. you are liable for any parking charges before 9:00 p.m. and from 7:00 a.m. until the time you leave.

When parking in the garages overnight, do not park on the top level so this area can be plowed. Be aware that vehicles stored in City  garages longer than 48 hours are subject to being ticketed and towed. Meters in lots and garages are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.  Free parking is also available at the Brittingham Park Shelter parking lot off of West Washington Avenue.

For the Monday morning commute, residents should plan for longer than normal commutes as some slick spots may persist, and residential plowing could still be ongoing.  Everyone is encouraged to make good choices on their commute by driving slow and allowing for extra stopping distance.   Residents should also be prepared for the possibility of snow in their driveway aprons due to the evening's plowing operations. This is a heavy, wet snow, so residents need to take care when shoveling their walks and driveways.
 
Madison residents can get complete snow emergency information at www.cityofmadison.com/winter or by calling (608) 261-9111.





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