SOMERVILLE - The City of Somerville will lift its snow
emergency as of 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Residents parked in municipal or school lots during the snow emergency
will have a two-hour window starting at that time in which to move their
vehicles. Cars still parked in City lots at 8:30 p.m. may be subject to
ticketing and towing.
ordinance, property owners have six daylight hours following the lifting of a
snow emergency in which to clear snow and ice from sidewalks.
Automobiles, heaters, cooking appliances, and other everyday items produce carbon monoxide when they run. This gas is normally vented out of buildings and cars long before it poses any health risk, but this cannot happen if exterior vents are blocked by snow, ice, or debris. Carbon monoxide is deadly in high quantities.
On Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be conducting necessary work to the Medford Street Bridge that will require the complete closure of Medford Street, between South Street and Somerville Ave., to all traffic. During this time, vehicles will be redirected as follows: