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Snow Removal Schedule Announced

02/02/2021
Snow Removal Schedule Announced

Following an at least 27-inch snowfall, the second largest snowfall in the city’s history, the Allentown Streets Department will begin snow removal operations from city streets on Wednesday, February 3 at 7 a.m.

City crews and private contractors will be removing snow according to the following schedule:

Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7AM

Gordon St               Front St to N 10th St                      

Ridge Ave               Linden St to American Pkwy    

Washington St        N 4th St to N 13th St          

 

Wednesday, Feb 3 at 7PM

15th St                    Elm St to Sumner Ave                

Tilghman St            Front St to 22nd St            

Hamilton St             12th St to Front St             

 

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7AM

Walnut St                10th St to 19th St

N 12th St                 Union St to Greenleaf St

 

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7PM

Front St                  Hamilton St to City Line

4th St                      Union St to City Line

N Seventh Street from Tilghman Street north to the bridge (over Sumner Avenue) has been posted for snow removal for Friday, February 5 beginning at 7 p.m.

Teams will work from both ends of the designated routes.

Vehicles must be removed from the designated areas four hours before the work is scheduled to commence or they will be ticketed and towed, the costs of which can exceed $200.00.

Free parking is available in the Arena North Deck (712 W. Linden with room for 700 vehicles) and at the Allentown Fairgrounds by using the Gate 8 on Liberty Street.

Parking is also available in the Allentown School District Parking Deck at 18th & Turner.

The city’s plowing efforts have been hindered by abandoned vehicles.

Residents and property owners are urged not to throw snow into the street. In some cases, people are leaving huge piles of snow in the street that then require large equipment to get by.

City crews will continue to work 12-hour shifts.

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