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JANESVILLE

The city of Janesville declared a snow emergency starting at 5 a.m. today.

All parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until the streets are completely plowed, according to a city news release. Violators could be ticketed.

Between 2 and 3 inches of snow were forecast for Saturday into today, according to the release.

The full plow is expected to be completed by early today afternoon, the release states.

“Main and arterial streets will be maintained throughout the duration of the snowfall event,” the release states. “Every effort will be made to complete residential streets as soon as possible.”

The city listed several designated snow emergency parking stalls.

They are located at:

  • East Wall Street Lot at East Wall Street and North Parker Drive
  • City Hall Lot at West Wall Street and North Jackson Street
  • South High Street Lot at West Court Street and South High Street
  • Senior Center Lot at St. Lawrence Avenue and Water Street
  • Hedberg Public Library Lot on Water Street
  • River/Union Street Lot at South River Street and Union Street
  • North Parker Drive Parking Ramp at North Parker Drive and East Wall Street

For more information, see the city’s snow removal web page or call the Janesville Snow Hotline at 608-755-7669.

To report concerns, call the City Services Center at 608-755-3110.

The city of Beloit also declared a snow emergency from 10 p.m. Saturday until 5 p.m. today.

The city of Elkhorn also announced a Winter Weather Advisory and related parking restrictions from 6 p.m. Saturday until noon today.

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