Janesville snow emergency starts at 6 a.m. Wednesday

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

JANESVILLE—The city of Janesville has declared a snow emergency starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

A snow emergency means all parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until plowing operations are complete.

To ensure that you don't receive a parking ticket, move your car before 6 a.m.

If you are unable to park your car in your driveway or your garage, use one of the following parking lots.

-- East Wall Street lot at East Wall Street and North Parker Drive.

-- Municipal building lot at West Wall and North Jackson streets.

-- South High Street lot at West Court and South High streets.

-- Senior Center lot at St. Lawrence Avenue and Water Street.

-- Hedberg Public Library lot on Water Street.  

-- River/Union Street lot at South River and Union streets.

-- North Parker Drive parking ramp at North Parker Drive and East Wall Street.

Fines for parking on the streets during a snow emergency are $50. The police department may begin issuing tickets to violators before plowing operations begin. 

Janesville residents can get additional snow emergency information from the city's website, ci.janesville.wi.us, or by calling 608-755-SNOW. To report problems, please call the city services center at 608-755-3110

The National Weather Service in Sullivan is predicting snowfall of between 2 and 4 inches starting Tuesday night.

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