Mayor Puts Snow Emergency Plan In Effect At 9 PM Mon

Residents cannot park on Snow Emergency Routes.


Frederick, Md. (KM) Frederick Mayor Randy Mc-Clement says the Snow Emergency Plan will go into affect this evening at 9:00 due to the forecast for heavy snow. That means motorists cannot park on designated Snow Emergency Routes, and residents will have two hours to move their vehicles. Any vehicles that have not removed by 11:00 PM run the risk of being towed at the owner’s expense.

The city’s Snow Emergency Routes are:
Market Street Route 70 Bridge Route 26
Bentz St./ Motter Ave./Opossumtown Pike West South Street North City Limits
East Street Monocacy Boulevard North Market Street
Baughmans Lane US Route 40 Rosemont Avenue
South Jefferson Street Prospect Boulevard West Patrick Street
Monocacy Boulevard East South Street East Patrick Street
South Market Street Loat’s Alley
Monocacy Boulevard Gas House Pike U.S. 15
Gas House Pike/Monocacy Boulevard East Street Church Street
Mill Island Parkway Waterside Drive Monocacy Ford Road
Patrick Street NB Ramp US Route 15 Bailes Lane
South Street/West Patrick Street City Limits Reich’s Ford Road
Yellow Springs Road/City Limits N. Bentz Street Rosemont Avenue/Dill Ave
Seventh Street Military Road East Street
Butterfly Lane Mt. Phillip Road Route 180
Military Road West 7th Street Rosemont Avenue
Waterside Drive Monocacy Boulevard City Limits
But residents will be allowed to park for free at the city’s five parking garages from 8:00 PM Monday till 6:00 AM on Wednesday. After that time, citizens must remove their cars or pay the hourly rate.

Frederick city’s parking garages are located at:
• Church Street Parking Deck – 17 E. Church St.
• Court Street Parking Deck – 2 S. Court St.
• Carroll Street Parking Deck – 44 E. Patrick St.
• West Patrick Street Deck – 138 W. Patrick St.
• East All Saints Street Deck – 125 E. All Saints St.
City officials also say it is the responsibility of residents to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice within 12-hours after the snow stops falling. Property owners who fail to comply could be fined up to $100.

Trash collection scheduled for Tuesday will take place on Wednesday, according to city officials.

The city says it does not control recycling collections. If you have questions about that, call 301-600-2960.
Other important numbers:

CIty offices openings or closing call 301-600-1300;

Public works information on inclement weather operations, call 301-600-7669;

For emergencies regarding downed power lines or trees call 1-800-686-0011;

For non-emergency reports of downed trees call 301-600-1440;

For road conditions, call 511.


By Kevin McManus