PORTLAND, Maine - The City of Portland has announced a Yellow Zone Parking Ban for this evening, Thursday, November 27 beginning at 10:00 PM and ending at 6:00 AM, November 28.
The City says all vehicles left on streets within the Yellow Zone during these times will be towed at the owner's expense.
The City of Portland Yellow Zone is an area within the downtown business district that is geographically bounded by:
-Commercial Street on the South
-Cumberland Avenue on the North
-Franklin Street Arterial on the East
-State Street on the West
The parking ban is in effect within the square area of these four streets.
City of Portland spokesperson Jessica Grondin says the Yellow Zone parking bans provide Public Works the opportunity to remove snow from the streets and sidewalks in this area improving traffic flow and commerce within the business district.