SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED
In anticipation of heavy ice accumulation, a snow emergency will go into effect for the City of Lancaster at 6 PM on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4.
Beginning at this time, vehicles must be removed from designated snow emergency routes or be subject to towing. As per City Code, vehicles will have one hour, or until 7 PM on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, to move off of snow emergency routes.
Designated snow emergency routes are as follows:
Queen Street from Highland Avenue to Liberty Street
Lime Street from Vine Street to Liberty Street
Prince Street from Liberty Street to Engleside
Chestnut Street from Race Avenue to Broad Street
Duke Street from Liberty Street to Farnum Street
Orange Street from Broad Street to Rider Avenue
Manor Street from West End Avenue to King Street
Walnut Street from Broad Street to Race Avenue
Marietta Avenue from College Avenue to Race Avenue
King Street from Rider Avenue to Broad Street
Click here to view a map of the snow emergency routes
Free parking will be available in five Lancaster Parking Authority Garages:
Prince Street Garage (111 N. Prince Street)
Duke Street Garage (150 N. Duke Street)
Water Street Garage (220 N. Water Street)
East King Street Garage (150 E. King Street)
Penn Square Garage (28 S. Duke Street)
Click here to view a map of LPA garages.
PLEASE NOTE: The Lancaster Newspapers and RRTA garages are NOT owned by the Lancaster Parking Authority- THE RRTA GARAGE at the corner of Chestnut and Queen is now open for emergency parking.
Residents should pull a ticket upon entry at all garages, except Water Street where a gate will be lifted to allow entry and exit.
The snow emergency will be lifted at 8:30 AM on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5. At this time, residents must remove vehicles within two hours or be subject to an hourly rate. Cars should be moved by 10:30 AM on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 to avoid the hourly rate. Residents should provide their ticket to the cashier upon exiting.