Minneapolis, St. Paul among cities to declare snow emergencies

February 12, 2019 01:14 PM

Several cities declared snow emergencies Tuesday.

St. Paul officials said beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, all night plow routes will be plowed - streets with signs posted that read "Night Plow Route" and "Night Plow Route-This Side of Street." Vehicles not removed from those routes by 9 p.m. Tuesday will be ticketed and towed.

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Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, all day plow routes will be plowed. If a street is not marked as a night plow route, it is considered a day plow route. Vehicles not removed from those routes by 8 a.m. Wednesday will be ticketed and towed.

Minneapolis city officials also declared a snow emergency Tuesday. Parking rules will begin at 9 p.m.

Richfield officials made the announcment just before 7 a.m. that a snow emergency was in effect "until roads have been plowed curb to curb."

St. Louis Park officials also announced a snow emergency went into effect at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

According to city officials, on-street parking is prohibited until the street has been plowed to the curb. Owners of vehicles towed due to the snow emergency can call Bobby & Steve's at 952-406-8111 to retrieve their vehicles.

Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, Lauderdale, Red Wing, Robbinsdale, St. Anthony and West St. Paul also announced snow emergencies Tuesday.

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