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Cities issue parking restrictions amid weekend winter weather

Ahead of potential ice and blizzard conditions starting Friday, January 10, area cities are issuing parking restrictions to help with street cleanup.

Ahead of potential ice and blizzard conditions starting Friday, January 10, area cities are issuing parking restrictions to help with street cleanup.

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Andalusia, Illinois — A snow emergency has been declared to begin at 5 p.m. Friday and last through 5 p.m. Sunday.  Residents are asked to park off the streets during this time.

Blue Grass, Iowa — A winter weather emergency has been issued from 5 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Sunday.  This means there will be no parking allowed on city streets; this gives emergency vehicles and snow plows full access to the road.  The city’s public safety building will be open to those in need.

Carbon Cliff, Illinois — A snow emergency has been declared starting at 8 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Monday. Parking on snow routes is prohibited once snow reaches two inches. Vehicles parked on snow routes may be ticketed and towed. All streets and roads in the Village Corporate Limits are considered snow routes.

Clinton, Iowa — A snow emergency is in effect from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Sunday.  Vehicles must be removed from all city streets by noon on Saturday, otherwise they may be ticketed or towed.  Calendar parking is in effect, that means on even days of the week, park on the side of the street with even addresses. On odd numbered days of the week, park on the side of the street with odd numbered addresses.  Snow routes will be cleared first before crews get to residential areas.

Coal Valley, Illinois — A snow emergency is in effect starting Friday at 5 p.m. until Saturday at 6 p.m.  During that time, drivers cannot leave their vehicles on any village streets, avenues, alleys, or village parking lots when there is two or more inches of snow on the ground.

Davenport, Iowa — From 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday, a snow emergency is in effect and all cars parked on a ‘Posted Snow Route’ may be ticketed or towed.  Free parking is available at the city’s parking garages: River Center at 102 East Second Street, Redstone at 101 Main Street, Parking Ramp at 331 West Third Street. To see if YOUR street is a snow route, click here. 

Durant, Iowa — The city of Durant has issued a snow emergency from 5 P.M., Saturday until Noon Sunday. All vehicles need to be removed from city streets to avoid ticketing.

Eldridge, Iowa — Parking on all city streets is not allowed from 6 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 for a snow emergency. Eldridge provides snow emergency parking lots at the Municipal Parking Lot, Faith Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, North Scott Junior High School south side parking lot, the east and west side of Centennial Park, Cornerstone Baptist Church and the Water Treatment Plant. Visit the City of Eldridge, Iowa website for more.

Moline, Illinois — A snow emergency has been declared in Moline.  Parking is prohibited along snow routes, effective immediately.

Morrison, Illinois — A snow emergency is effective Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at 8 a.m. to Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at 8 a.m or until snow has been fully removed from the streets. All parking on Sunday is allowed only on even-numbered streets and on Saturday and Monday on odd-numbered streets. No parking at all is allowed on designated snow routes and there is no overnight parking allowed in the Central Business District. Those in violation will be fined or towed.

Muscatine, Iowa — While there is no official snow emergency issued for Muscatine, residents are urged to practice “alternate side of street” parking, which is a plan that instructs drivers to park on the side of the street with odd-numbered addresses on odd days of the week and even-numbered addresses on even days of the week.  If there is signage that prohibits parking on a specific side of the street, you must obey the signs.

Port Byron, Illinois — A snow emergency is in effect starting at 6 p.m. Friday until Sunday at noon.  During this time there will be no parking allowed on village streets.

Rock Falls, Illinois — A snow emergency is in effect from noon on Saturday, January 11 until 6 p.m. Monday.   Parking restrictions will be in place during this time, using odd-even parking.  This means, drivers should park on the side of the street with odd-numbered addresses on odd days of the week and even-numbered addresses on even days of the week.  Click here for more information on snow routes in Rock Falls. 

Rock Island, Illinois — At 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, a snow emergency is in effect for the city. Parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Vehicles parked on snow routes will be fined and towed. The City is also asking residents to not park on residential streets. Click here to check streets and avenues that are snow routes.

Sterling, Illinois — A snow emergency is in effect starting Friday at noon and will remain until the snowfall stops and all accumulated snow has been removed.  The city may also cancel the snow emergency. During this time there will be no parking on snow routes, nor in the Central Business District, nor in city parking lots between 1:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.  Odd and even parking restrictions will also be in effect on other city streets; you will not be ticketed during 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. for this particular restriction.

Walnut, Illinois — The village of Walnut is issuing a snow emergency from 7 p.m., January 10 until 5 p.m., Jan 12. This means all vehicles must be removed from city streets  or they will be towed.