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City of Albany Declares a Snow Emergency Beginning Thursday, February 9, at 8 P.M.

February 09, 2017

***PRESS RELEASE***

 
Date: February 9, 2017
Contact: Dan Mirabile, Commissioner
City of Albany Department of General Services
518-434-2489
 
 
For Immediate Release
 
 
Albany, NY – Please be advised that the City of Albany has issued a SNOW EMERGENCY that will begin at 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at which time all normal parking rules and regulations are temporarily suspended.
 
During the first 24 hours of the snow emergency, all vehicles must be parked on the even numbered side of the street.
 
Beginning at 8:00 P.M. on Friday, February 10, 2017, all vehicles must be parked on the odd numbered side of the street for the next 24-hour period.
 
If you are parked on the wrong side of the street during the snow emergency your car will be ticketed and may be towed.
 
After the second 24-hour period, please stay tuned for further announcements. For SNOW EMERGENCY information, call 518-476-SNOW or visit the City of Albany's website at albanyny.gov, facebook.com/CityofAlbanyMayorsOffice, and twitter.com/AlbanyCityHall (see other information sources below).
 
If your vehicle has been towed, call the City of Albany Police Department Traffic Safety Division at 518-438-4000 for information on how to retrieve your vehicle. Snow emergency brochures, which outline all of the Snow Emergency procedures, can be picked up at any City firehouse, police station or branches of the Albany Public Library. Thank you for your cooperation.
 
IMPORTANT CONTACTS DURING THE SNOW EMERGENCY:
  • The Snow Emergency Hotline is 518-476-SNOW (7669); for general snow inquiries call the Department of General Services at 518-434-CITY(2489)
  • To report power outages and determine area repair schedules, call National Grid at 800-642-4272; in an emergency, call 911
  • If you would like to receive a text or email about a snow emergency, you can sign up for Nixle alerts at http://www.albanyny.org/Government/Departments/PoliceDepartment/Nixle.aspx
  • For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service

 

SNOW EMERGENCY ADDITIONAL PARKING

Due to the snow emergency declared for the City of Albany to start at 8:00 pm Thursday, February 9, 2017 the City of Albany has made available additional parking at the following locations:

 

ARBOR HILL/SHERIDAN HOLLOW

  1. PARKING AREA ADJOINING ARBOR HILL SOFTBALL FIELD (NORTH LARK ST.)
  2. 230 COLONIE ST. (PLAYGROUND LOT)
  3. 178 COLONIE ST. (PLAYGROUND LOT)
  4. TEN BROECK MANSION (PARKING LOT & SIDEWALK WEST END)

 

PINE HILLS

  1. RIDGEFIELD PARK (ENTER ON PARTRIDGE ST.)
  2. WOODLAWN PARK LITTLE LEAGUE
  3. WATERSON PARK (WESTLAND HILLS) ENTER ON COLVIN AVE.
  4. WASHINGTON PARK (ALL ROADWAYS AND PARKING AREAS)

SOUTH END

  1. KRANK PARK AREA
  2. FRANKLIN ST. (BETWEEN SCHUYLER & BASSETT STS. – EAST SIDE)
  3. LINCOLN PARK (ALL INTERIOR ROADWAYS & PARKING AREA)

CENTER SQUARE/MANSION

  1. 77 PHILIP ST. (PLAYGROUND)
  2. 88 PHILIP ST. (PLAYGROUND)

 

NORTH ALBANY

  1. NORTH SECOND & NORTH THIRD STS. (ABOVE PEARL ST.)
  2. PARKING AREA ACROSS FROM NORTH ALBANY AMERICAN LEGION POST

WEST END

  1. BLEECKER STADIUM (PARKING AREA & ROADWAYS)
  2. NORTH SIDE OF LIVINGSTON AVE. (OPPOSITE JUDSON ST.) PARKING LOT

Please note the conflict streets and the applicable rules as described below.

Location

Cross

Side to post 1st night

Side to post 2nd night

Central Ave

Lark St to Henry Johnson Blvd

north side

south side

Pine St

Eagle St to Lodge St

North & South sides

NONE

Columbia St

Eagle St to Lodge St

north side

south side

Elk Street

Eagle St to N. Hawk St

north side

south side

Willett St

Madison Ave to State St

west side

east side

Jay St

Turn Around to Hudson Ave

west side

east side

Robin St

Madison Ave to Myrtle Ave

west side

east side

Thurlow Terr

Western Ave to Dead End

both sides

NONE

Englewood Pl

Western Ave to Dead End

west side

east side

Sprague Pl

Western Ave to State St

west side

east side

Bleeker Pl

Phillip St to Eagle St

North & South sides

NONE

Lark St

Madison Ave to Myrtle Ave

west side

east side

Leonard Pl

Delaware Ave to Dead End

north side

south side

Madison Pl

Eagle St to Philip St

north side

south side

Wilbur St

Philip St to Grand St

North & South sides

NONE

Park Ave

Dove St to S. Swan St

north side

south side

Manning Sq

Manning Blv to Central Ave

north side

south side

Manning Blvd Bridal Path

Western Ave to Washington Ave

street side

house side

Niblock Ct

VerPlank St to End

both sides

NONE

Essex St

Watervliet Ave to Rawson St

north side

south side

N. Main Ave

Washington Ave to Manning Blvd

west side

east side

O'Leary Blvd

Western Ave to Washington Ave

east side

west side

Northern Blvd

Colonie St to Manning Blvd

west side

east side

Manning Blvd

Livingston Ave to Arbor Drive

west side

east side

McPherson Terr

#15 to Judson

north side

south side

Hall Pl

TenBroeck Pl to Second St

east side

west side

St Joseph Terr

Second St to First St

east side

west side

N Second St

Broadway to Jennings Dr

south side

north side

N. Third St

Broadway to west Dead End

south side

north side

Helderberg Ave

Main Ave to Weiss Rd

north side

south side

Kate St

Whitehall Rd to Cuyler St

east side

north side