SPOKANE, Wash. -- The City of Spokane is making progress in the Stage 2 Snow Emergency plan.
Plows finished with residential hills Tuesday morning and will now move on to other residential areas. They will continue to work 24 hours a day until work is complete.
The City has 68 plows, sanders, deicers, and graders, including some private contractors out working to improve driving conditions.
The city asks people to park on the even side of the street in all residential hill areas. Parking is also restricted downtown between 2 and 6 a.m.
- Stage 2 Snow Emergency:
- Notify citizens of changing snow emergency.
- Immediately embark on a full-City plow.
- Bring in private contractors to supplement City crews.
- Clear sidewalks around City-owned property within 24 hours.
- Be ready to implement “Snow Corridor Plan” if weather conditions severely restrict the City’s ability to keep up withsnowfall.
- Keep parked cars off of all arterials and fixed STA bus routes.
- Move vehicles out of downtown street parking spaces between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
- Move parked cars in residential areas to one side of the street within 12 hours. (Odd side of the street during odd seasons—2011-12; even side of the street during even snow seasons—2012-13).
- Clear sidewalks of snow within 24 hours.
- Clear snow off of vehicles that are parked along the street.
- Clear snow from around curb ramps, hydrants, storm drains, and mail boxes.
City of Spokane Snow Line (509) 456-2666