Snow Emergency Continues Tonight
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 9:03am
A snow emergency will be in effect again tonight for the entire City of Madison. Everyone who parks a vehicle on the street, including residents in the Snow Emergency Zone, must follow alternate side parking regulations. If you must park your vehicle on the street tonight (Wednesday, January 27 into the early morning of Thursday, January 28) be sure it is on the EVEN house-numbered side of the street between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Please choose off-street parking options for their vehicles again this evening, especially those within the Snow Emergency Zone.
Plow trucks will be working through the night again to push back snow from areas not blocked by parked cars.
Failure to follow alternate side parking rules may result in your vehicle being tickets and potentially towed.
Plow vehicles are also using daytime parking restrictions to clear snow back to the curb. If you choose not to follow those posted rules, you can be ticketed and towed as well.
Parking on the Street Tonight
Vehicles parked on the street tonight (Wednesday, January 27 into the early morning of Thursday, January 28) should be on the EVEN house-numbered side of the street between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Violations of the alternate side parking rules are punishable by a fine of $60 throughout the entire City of Madison.
Violators may also be towed. If a vehicle is towed, an additional towing fee will be added to the parking ticket.
Other Parking Information
Parking will be available in the cashiered sections of city-owned ramps in the downtown area. During a declared snow emergency you can park for no charge at the City ramps from 9 p.m. until 7 a.m. If you enter before 9 p.m. or leave after 7 a.m. you are liable for any parking charges before 9 p.m. and from 7 a.m. until the time you leave.
When parking in the ramps overnight, do not park on the top level so this area can be plowed. Be aware that vehicles stored in city ramps longer than 48 hours are subject to being ticketed and towed. Meters in lots and ramps are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Parking is also available at the Brittingham Park Shelter parking lot off of W. Washington Ave.
Additional information about winter plowing and parking can be found on the City of Madison winter website, www.cityofmadison.com/winter. Parking information can also be heard by calling the winter parking hotline at 608-261-9111.
- Bryan Johnson, 608-267-2626, firstname.lastname@example.org