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Stamford Snow Emergency Ends Wednesday Evening

Don't get ticketed like these folks! Keep vehicles off snow emergency routes until Wednesday evening. City garage parking is free until Thursday.
Don't get ticketed like these folks! Keep vehicles off snow emergency routes until Wednesday evening. City garage parking is free until Thursday.
Stamford Director of Operations Ernie Orgera announced Wednesday morning that Mayor David Martin's snow emergency declaration would end at 6 p.m. the evening of Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Because of the declaration, it pushes the schedule for garbage and recycling pickup back one day of the week. Those who would normally have trash picked up Wednesday should put it out Thursday, and so on.

All vehicles should remain off emergency snow routes until 6 p.m. Routes are marked by red and white signage, but included below is a list compiled yesterday of all snow routes in the city. Vehicles parked along these routes risk being ticketed or towed at the owner's expense while snow removal continues.


Snow Emergency Route Streets in Stamford:

Adams Avenue
Atlantic Street
Bedford Street
Belltown Road
Bridge Street
Broad St. - from Washington Blvd to Main St.
Camp Avenue
Cove Road
Crescent Street
Elm St. - from the rail road tracks to Shippan Ave.
Fifth Street
Forest Street
George Street
Glenbrook Road
Greenwich Avenue
Hamilton Avenue
Hope Street
Horton Street
Hoyt Street
Lockwood Avenue
Magee Avenue
Main Street
Morgan Street
Myrtle Avenue
North St.- from Washington St. to Prospect St.
Pacific St.
from Henry St. to Manhattan St.
Prospect Street
Seaside Avenue
Selleck Street
Shippan Ave. - from Elm St. to Magee Ave.
Southfield Avenue
Station Place
Stillwater Ave. - from W. Main St. to Broad St.
Summer Street
Taylor Reed Place
Third Street
Wenzel Terrace
West Ave. I-95 - to Stillwater Ave.
West Broad Street
West Main Street
West North Street

Vehicles that need to be removed from designated snow routes can park in one of three city garages free of charge until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 23. Residents living on a snow emergency route may also park on neighboring streets where parking is not prohibited.

City garages are located at:

• 17 Forest Street
• 28 Bell Street
• 100 Summer Street

Warming centers remain open through Wednesday. Hours and locations are:

Stamford Government Center Lobby: (8 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
888 Washington Blvd.

YMCA: (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
909 Washington Blvd.

Chester Addison Community Center: (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
245 Selleck St.

Union Baptist Church: (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
805 Newfield Avenue

Central Fire Headquarters: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
629 Main St.

South End Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
215 Washington Blvd.

West Side Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
80 Fairfield Ave.

East Side/Shippan Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Woodside Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
1600 Washington Blvd.

Belltown Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
8 Dorlen Rd.

Long Ridge Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
366 Long Ridge Rd.

Sprindale Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
987 Hope St.

Turn of River Fire Station: (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Buxton Farms Rd.

Orgera reminded residents of the following in his announcement of the snow emergency being rescinded:

"City Ordinances mandate the removal of snow and ice on sidewalks in front of homes and businesses within twelve (12) hours of the ceasing of such snow fall or freezing; or if such fall or freezing is in the nighttime, before 10:00 a.m. of the succeeding day so that such sidewalk shall be safe for public travel,

"For safety, snow and ice is mandated to be removed from passenger cars, trucks and commercial vehicles because of the dangers of ice missiles."

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