The City of Hartford has declared a snow emergency parking ban for the City of Hartford, beginning at 12:01am on January 24 ending at 11:59pm on January 24, 2015. As it is Saturday, all Hartford Public Schools will be closed and lots will be available for parking. Currently, there is not a parking ban on Sunday, January 25. Winterfest Hartford in Bushnell Park will remain open.
The snow could be anywhere from 4 to 7 inches in Hartford along with freezing rain Residents are encouraged to check on their neighbors whenever possible. Shelters will remain open for 24 hours as long as the temperatures are below freezing.”
During a snow emergency parking ban, all on-street parking is prohibited throughout the City of Hartford. Any vehicles not removed from City streets by the start of the parking ban will be ticketed and towed. Residents without access to off-street parking should move their vehicles to one of the following authorized parking areas before the start of the parking ban:
• Morgan Street Garage
• 2 Holcomb Street Lot
• Keney Park Entrance Lot—Ridgefield Street
• KDA Center Lot—Naugatuck Street
• Pope Park Center Lot—Park Terrace
• Metzner Center Lot—Franklin Avenue
• Colt Park Lot—Wawarme Avenue
• Elizabeth Park Lots
• All Hartford Schools Parking Lots beginning today at 3:00pm
Residents should remove their vehicles from the lots promptly following the end of the parking ban. Residents whose vehicles are towed during the parking ban should contact the Hartford Police Department at (860) 757-4000. The cost for retrieving a towed vehicle is $93.59. An additional $99.00 ticket will be issued which owners are responsible for paying before the answer date. Please visit http://www.hartford.gov/snow-parking for a list of snow emergency parking locations, and for information regarding towed vehicles.
Anyone in need of shelter is urged to call 211. As long as the temperatures are below 25 degrees, the following shelters will be open 24 hours:
• McKinney Shelter: 34 Huyshope Ave, (860) 722-6922
• Immaculate Conception Shelter: 560 Park St, (860) 724-4823
• South Park Inn: 75 Main St, (860) 724-0071
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