Snow Emergency tonight 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. That means no parking on city streets

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Cars at the intersection of Pine and Blodgett, obviously not towed during last weekend's citywide snow emergency.
Cars at the intersection of Pine and Blodgett, obviously not towed during last weekend’s citywide snow emergency. See related story here.

MANCHESTER, NH – The Public Works Director is declaring a Snow Emergency that will be in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, February 1. Any vehicle parked on the streets will be towed and impounded.

⇒ Don’t know where to park? Check out this Manchester Snow Emergency Parking Facebook page, launched recently by resident Amelia Tilton, where residents can help each other find open spaces for parking during city-wide snow emergencies. You have to send a member request, then – you’re in!

Vehicles that are impounded will be stored at the City’s Vehicle Impoundment Area, located in Derryfield Park off of Bridge Street. In order to recover an impounded vehicle, the owner will be required to present proof of ownership and make a payment of $110 in cash. This must be done within 24 hours of the time when the vehicle was towed. Vehicles not recovered within 24 hours will be subject to additional towing and storage charges.

Snow Emergency parking is available at the Victory Parking Garage at 25 Vine St., between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Vehicles entering before 10 p.m. or leaving after 6 a.m. will be subject to parking fees of $.75 per hour. The Pearl Street parking lot on Orange Street between Pearl and Chestnut is also available between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. Unauthorized vehicles in the lot outside of these times will be subject to parking tickets.

Please contact The Department of Public Works if you have any questions at 624-6444.

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