UPDATE: The declared parking ban in Worcester ends at 9 PM on Wednesday. Residents who parked in municipal garages during the ban have until 10 AM on Thursday to move their vehicles before regular rates resume. Regular rates will apply for vehicles entering municipal garages after 6 AM on Jan. 26.
WORCESTER - A declared winter parking ban is in effect at 2 PM on Wednesday in Worcester. Between 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected during the storm.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Worcester area until 1 AM on Thursday. Snow is expected to quickly turn to rain in the evening hours.
Municipal parking garages are free of charge to any vehicle that enters after 11 AM on Wednesday until the Declared Winter Parking Ban is lifted.
During the Declared Winter Parking Ban, parking is prohibited on either side of main arteries, emergency and bus routes, and streets in the downtown area critical to the flow of traffic. On all other streets, parking is only permitted on the odd numbered side of the street, unless otherwise posted.
Towing and ticketing will be enforced to keep streets clear.
For questions, contact Worcester 311 by dialing 3-1-1, emailing [email protected], or visiting worcesterma.gov/311. Information on how the parking ban effects and specific city street is also available on the City of Worcester website.