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Albany declares snow emergency; Schenectady orders cars removed from 'priority' streets

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— The City of Albany has declared a snow emergency that will begin at 8 tonight, at which time all normal parking rules and regulations will be 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 p.m. Friday, 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 result in it being towed.

After the second 24-hour period, stay tuned for further announcements. For information, call 476-SNOW or log into the city of Albany’s website at www.ALBANYNY.GOV.

If your vehicle has been towed, call Albany Police Department at 438-4000 for information on how to retrieve your vehicle.

In Schenectady

Officials in Schenectady ordered residents to move all vehicles from the 16 posted “priority streets” once 3 inches of snow accumulates; they also warned a failure to move vehicles could result in parking tickets or even a tow.

Van Vranken Avenue – Entire length

Nott Street – Erie Blvd. to Wendell Avenue

Union Street – Entire length

Eastern Avenue – Nott Terrace to McClellan Street

Brandywine Avenue – State Street to Rugby Road

McClellan Street – State Street to Rugby Road

State Street – Entire length

Erie Blvd. – State Street to I-890 Entrance Ramps

Albany Street – Veeder Avenue to Elm Street

Altamont Avenue – Entire length

Schuyler Street – Michigan Avenue to Altamont Avenue

Michigan Avenue – Brandywine Avenue to Chrisler Avenue

Crane Street – Broadway to city line

Chrisler Avenue – Altamont Avenue to Crane Street

Broadway – State Street south to city line

Campbell Avenue – Broadway to Fairview Avenue



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