PORTLAND, Maine – A citywide parking ban for the City of Portland has been declared beginning at 10:00 PM tonight, February 5 and ending 6 am Thursday, February 6th.
According to the current forecast, a prolonged period of winter weather that started earlier this morning will continue throughout the day. The city of Portland is anticipating heavy snowfall.
The city of Portland cautions travelers as the blowing and drifting snow will present significant reduced visibility. Drivers are asked to proceed with caution and consider minimizing non -essential trips during this time.
The parking ban has been declared so that Public Services crews can clear forecasted snow. The city of Portland will continue to monitor the storm and will evaluate the need for additional parking bans.