Move Your Cars: Stamford Mayor Declares City Under Snow Emergency

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Snowplows in Stamford are gearing up for the snowstorm that could possibly dump up to 10 inches of snow on the region. Photo Credit: Daily Voice File Photo

STAMFORD, Conn. - Stamford will be under a snow emergency beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday because of the approaching winter storm, Mayor David Martin declared.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning, which lasts until 6 a.m. Wednesday for Fairfield County. The forecast calls for a total of 6 to 10 inches of snow to fall along the coastline by Wednesday morning with below zero wind chills returning for overnight hours.

As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, all vehicles parked on emergency snow routes must be removed. These routes are clearly marked with red and white signs. Vehicles that remain will be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense.

Any vehicles removed from designated snow routes can be parked in one of three city garages free of charge until 24 hours after the snow emergency has been lifted. Residents living on a snow emergency route may also park on neighboring streets where parking is not prohibited.

City garages are located at:

  • 17 Forest St.
  • 28 Bell St.          
  • 100 Summer St.

The Snow Emergency Route streets in Stamford are listed below:

  • Adams Avenue
  • Magee Avenue
  • Atlantic Street
  • Main Street
  • Bedford Street
  • Morgan Street
  • Belltown Road
  • Myrtle Avenue
  • Bridge Street
  • North Street from Washington Street to Prospect Street
  • Broad Street from Washington Boulevard to Main Street
  • Pacific Street from Henry Street to Manhattan Street
  • Camp Avenue
  • Prospect Street
  • Cove Road
  • Seaside Avenue
  • Crescent Street
  • Selleck Street
  • Elm Street from the railroad tracks to Shippan Avenue
  • Shippan Avenue from Elm Street to Magee Avenue
  • Fifth Street
  • Southfield Avenue
  • Forest Street
  • Station Place
  • George Street
  • Stillwater Avenue from West Main Street to Broad Street
  • Glenbrook Road
  • Summer Street
  • Greenwich Avenue
  • Taylor Reed Place
  • Hamilton Avenue
  • Third Street
  • Hope Street
  • Wenzel Terrace
  • Horton Street
  • West Ave. I-95 - to Stillwater Avenue
  • Hoyt Street
  • West Broad Street
  • Lockwood Avenue
  • West Main Street
  • West North Street

For a complete list of designated snow routes, residents can visit StamfordCT.gov. All critical information will be linked from the city’s homepage. Residents can also call 203-977-4140 for more information.

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