Late winter storm in forecast prompts yet another parking ban in Bristol

Late winter storm in forecast prompts yet another parking ban in Bristol


bpd signThe Bristol Police Department announced that a parking ban will go into effect at midnight on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 and will remain in effect until further notice.

A winter weather advisory calls for a potential accumulation of 4 to 8 inches of heavy, wet snow to fall overnight.

Any vehicles parked on Bristol’s roadways during the parking ban will be subject to fines and possible towing.

Those who have storm related questions or concerns should contact the Bristol police department at 253-6900. If there is an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Alternative parking areas are located throughout Bristol, including the following off-street lots:

Cup Defenders, 230 Wood St. (entrance on Richmond St.)

Guiteras School, Washington Street

Thames Street (lot at corner of Thames and Church Streets)

St. Mary’s Church, Wood Street

State Street (lot at lower State Street-south)

Town Common (asphalt areas only)

V.F.W. (lot on Creek Lane side only)

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, State Street (behind parish center)

St. Elizabeth Church, (Wood Street)

Lot across from Veteran’s Park (east side of Wood Street)

Please note:

• vehicles must be removed from emergency parking lots upon lifting the parking ban

• deposit of snow on public property, including streets and sidewalks is prohibited

• persons violating the above provisions are subject to fines