Transportation

Snow Removal Continues Tonight at the East End

 

 

PORTLAND, Maine: Tonight, City of Portland Public Services crews will continue their clean-up following last weekend’s blizzard with snow removal focused largely at the East End. As a result several streets have been posted with emergency no parking signs. These are streets that are impassible for emergency vehicles and as a result, parking on one side has been restricted. Following tonight’s snow removal, the city will only require sporadic and limited emergency no parking postings.

The following is a list of streets posted for emergency no parking (Odd and even reflect the house numbers on the street):

Adams Street from Sheridan Street to Waterville Street (ODD): active

Anderson Street from Oxford Street to Cumberland Avenue (EVEN): active

Atlantic Street from Congress Street to Fore Street (ODD): active

Beckett Street from Congress Street to Moody Street (ODD): active

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