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Stamford mayor to end snow emergency at 6 p.m.

By Stamford Mayor David Martin

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STAMFORD, CT - Stamford Mayor David Martin will rescind the snow emergency effective at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, January 22.

Until 6:00 PM tonight, all vehicles should remain off of emergency snow routes. These routes are clearly marked with red and white signage. Vehicles will continue to be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense while snow removal continues.

For a complete list of designated snow routes, residents can visit Critical information will be linked from the city’s homepage. Residents can call 203-977-4140 for more information. A list of streets affected are included here.
Vehicles that need to be removed from designated snow routes can park in one of three city garages free of charge until 6:00 PM on Thursday, January 23. 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 Street
28 Bell Street
100 Summer Street

Snow Emergency Route Streets in Stamford
Adams Avenue

Magee Avenue
Atlantic Street

Main Street
Bedford Street

Morgan Street
Belltown Road

Myrtle Avenue
Bridge Street

North St.- from Washington St. to Prospect St.
Broad St.
from Washington Blvd to Main St.

Pacific St.
from Henry St. to Manhattan St.
Camp Avenue

Prospect Street
Cove Road

Seaside Avenue
Crescent Street

Selleck Street
Elm St.- from the rail road tracks to Shippan Ave.

Shippan Ave. -
from Elm St. to Magee Ave.
Fifth Street

Southfield Avenue
Forest Street

Station Place
George Street

Stillwater Ave.-
from W. Main St. to Broad St.
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 Ave.
Hoyt Street

West Broad Street
Lockwood Avenue

West Main Street

West North Street

City Garbage & Recycling Pickup:

Garbage and recycling pickup will be delayed by one day as a result of the storm.
Reminders for Residents:

1.City Ordinances mandate the removal of snow and ice on sidewalks in front of homes and businesses within twelve (12) hours of the ceasing of such snow fall or freezing; or if such fall or freezing is in the nighttime, before 10:00 a.m. of the succeeding day so that such sidewalk shall be safe for public travel.

2.For safety, snow and ice is mandated to be removed from passenger cars, trucks and commercial vehicles because of the dangers of ice missiles.

3.Warming Centers will remain open on Wednesday. Please see specific locations and hours as stated below.

Safety Concerns:

•Avoid overexertion when shoveling snow. Overexertion can bring on a heart attack - a major cause of death in the winter. If you must shovel snow, stretch before going outside.

•Continue to protect yourself from frostbite and hypothermia by wearing warm, loose-fitting, lightweight clothing in several layers. Stay indoors, if possible. If you must go out into the elements dress in layers and cover your skin.

•Keep dry. Change wet clothing frequently to prevent a loss of body heat. Wet clothing loses all of its insulating value and transmits heat rapidly.

•Watch for signs of frostbite. These include loss of feeling and white or pale appearance in extremities such as fingers, toes, ear lobes, and the tip of the nose. If symptoms are detected, get medical help immediately.

•People can be injured in traffic accidents, on icy roads, from falls and from hypothermia from prolonged exposure to cold. When the extreme cold hits, it's important for you to do what you can to stay warm.

•Motorists should be aware of black ice and other hazardous conditions. Drivers are advised to be extra vigilant on the roads.

Warming Centers:

Please note day and time of center operation.

Stamford Government Center Lobby: Wednesday and Thursday (8am to 9pm)
888 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT

Chester Addison Community Center: Wednesday and Thursday (9am – 8:30pm)
245 Selleck St., Stamford, CT

Jewish Community Center: Wednesday (5:30am to 9pm)
1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT

YMCA: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (9am – 5pm)
909 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT

Central Fire Headquarters: Wednesday (8am - 6pm)
629 Main Street, Stamford, Stamford, CT

South End Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
215 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT

West Side Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
80 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT

East Side/Shippan Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
Stamford, CT

Woodside Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
1600 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT

Belltown Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
8 Dorlen Road, Stamford, CT

Long Ridge Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
366 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT

Springdale Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
987 Hope St., Stamford, CT

Turn of River Fire Station: Wednesday (8am – 6pm)
Buxton Farms Road, Stamford, CT
To Stay Informed Visit:
Fairfield County Public Radio (WSHU) - 1400 AM (WSTC)
WSHU Stamford Radio – 91.1 FM
WGCH Radio - 1490 AM
Fox Radio 95.9 FM
News 12 Connecticut, Channel 12

Be Prepared Stamford:
CT Dept. of Public Health:
FEMA’s Ready.Gov:
National Weather Service:

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