Snow emergency: Storm closures, restrictions, rules

January 3, 2018

Towns announced parking bans and other preparations Wednesday after updated weather forecasts predicted a Thursday snowstorm could drop several inches of snow.

This is a running list of weather advisories, road closures and other town-specific preparations for the big storm.

ANSONIA: Parking ban through Thursday; City Hall closed.

BETHEL: Town officials reminded residents not to park on the streets between 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. during from Nov. 15 to April 15. The ban allows crews to plow snow and provides access for emergency vehicles, the town said in a release.

BRIDGEPORT: Effective immediately, parking is banned on off posted snow emergency streets. Even side of the street parking rules are in effect Wednesday all other streets. Emergency operations officials held an open meeting in the late morning to discuss coordination between snow plow operators, UI utility workers, and other agencies that will be responding to the storm.

During the storm, residents may call the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center hotline at 203-579-3829 with any snow related emergencies. If any residents suffer a loss of electric power, they can call the United Illuminating customer hotline at 800-722-5584.

Residents can expect Sanitation and Recycling Collection to resume with a two-day delay,

Residents can report plowing issues or concerns on Bridgeport 311 or by calling 203-576-7124.

MILFORD: A snow emergency has been declared, and parking will be limited:

“Vehicles parked on City roads should be parked on the Even Number Side of the street (Thursday), January 4th until 8:00 a.m. Friday ... (Then) vehicles should be moved to the Odd Number Side of the street.

Trash pickup will also be affected: Residents with Thursday pick-up must place their containers at the curb by midnight Wednesday for a very early morning collection.

Residents are responsible for shoveling snow and ice from their sidewalks and property, including fire hydrants.

STRATFORD: A parking ban is in effect indefinitely starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. Parking will be allowed on the odd number side of any street, according to officials.

Property owners who push snow into the streets or do not clear snow on the sidewalks in front of their buildings are subject to a $100 fine.

TRUMBULL: Parking ban Wednesday evening.


UConn—All campuses closed Thursday.