Yonkers declares a state of emergency
YONKERS (WABC) -- The city of Yonkers has declared a state of emergency starting at midnight on Wedneaday.
Mayor Phil Amicone said the state of emergency will allow personnel redeployments to deal with the weather situation. The state of emergency will remain in effect until further notice.
As part of the emergency, the Yonkers Parking Violations Bureau has cancelled evening hours on Wednesday, February 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Anyone with a scheduled hearing for Wednesday night who has not been contacted should call 914-377-6630 to reschedule.
City offices and facilities, including the Cacace Justice Center, will be open on wednesday unless otherwise noticed.
TRANSPORTATION & PARKING
SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES
*All snow emergency routes in the City of Yonkers are posted with red and white signs. Cars must be moved prior to midnight.
1. East side of Warburton Ave./Main St. to the north city line.
2. East side of North Broadway/Getty Square to the north city line.
3. West side of Riverdale Ave. from the city line north to Main St.
4. West side of South Broadway/Getty Square to the south city line.
5. South side of Ashburton Ave. from Warburton Ave. east to Yonkers Ave.
6. East side of Nepperhan Ave./South B'dway to Old Nepperhan Ave.
7. East side of Saw Mill River Rd./Ashburton Ave. north to the city line.
8. South side of Tuckahoe Rd./Saw Mill River Rd. to the city line.
9. South side of Yonkers Ave./Nepperhan Ave. to the Mt. Vernon city line.
10. North side of McLean Ave./South Broadway to Bronx River Rd.
11. Elm Street from Nepperhan Avenue to Prescott Street.
*All city roadwork and construction projects will be suspended for Wednesday, February 10. The city has been informed that ConEdison M29 construction will also be suspended for Wednesday.
For 24-hour assistance, residents may contact the Mayor's Help Line at 377-HELP (4357). For parking rules in Municipal Parking Garages and Lots, contact the Yonkers Parking Authority at 965-2467.
Additional information will be released and posted on the city web site, www.YonkersNY.gov, as soon as it becomes available.
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