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No Snow Emergency
DPW Operations staff is closely monitoring the weather to ensure
City of Milwaukee streets are safe and passable.
Winter Parking Regulations are in effect - No parking is allowed on through highways and bus routes from 2am-6am. Posted signs always take precendence.
No impact to garbage and recycling collection.
Clear snow and ice around, on top of, and to your garbage and recycling carts.
Sidewalks must be clear of snow and ice 24 hours after snow had stopped falling. Residents SHOULD NOT shovel, blow or plow snow back into the streets.
Sidewalk snow enforcement requests can be made online or by calling 414-286-CITY, however please do not make requests until the snow has stopped for 24 hours.
Updated: January 4, 2021
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