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Snow Emergency Parking Ban in Woburn

There is no on-street parking during the snow emergency.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.
An emergency parking ban will run from 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 to noon Sunday, Feb. 16 so plows and sand crews can remove snow and treat the roads. 

There is no on-street parking on either side of the street during the snow emergency. Residents with questions about alternative parking options should call Woburn Police at 781-933-1212.

Here is more information from the City of Woburn:

Residents and businesses, who are able, are asked to help with the clearing of fire hydrants and drains covered and blocked by snow. Fire department personnel, as always, will be in locations around the City to uncover hydrants. However, they cannot reach all. Officials ask if you have a hydrant in your front yard or in front of your business—and are physically capable—to dig it out and around it so it can be accessed.

Also, don’t forget that safe sidewalks benefit the entire community. The same request is asked of businesses and residents when it comes to sidewalks. Some helpful guidelines include efforts to make path wide enough for someone using a wheelchair, walker or stroller. Clear ramps at corners and sidewalks. Use ice melter, but not sand (sand gets into street drains and can be expensive to clean up). Consider helping neighbors who may have difficulty clearing their walk.

Here’s a roundup of helpful information for residents:

Waste Management is on a regular trash and recycling collection schedule this week. As of Thursday morning, collections will continue as scheduled as conditions will allow, but some neighborhoods may experience delays. Updates will be posted here.

In terms of utility and cable services, Mayor Galvin and City officials have been asked to give residents the following information:

NSTAR: Customers whose electric service may be affected should call 1-800-592-2000. More information can be found at www.nstar.com.

Comcast: Residential customers with service affected by the storm should call 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278).

Verizon: To report service-related issues, residential customers should call 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966) or online at www.verizon.com/support.

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