Rochester Enacts Downtown Parking Restrictions Ahead of Snow Storm
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The City of Rochester is enacting parking restrictions ahead of another winter storm that’s expected to bring heavy snow to southeast Minnesota.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that begins at noon on Thursday and is scheduled to expire at 6 a.m. Friday. Rochester city officials announced parking restrictions to facilitate snow removal in the downtown business district.
The restrictions will be in place between midnight and 8 a.m. starting Friday, March 10 through Tuesday March 14. Officials say that vehicles that violate the parking restrictions during the no-parking time period will be ticketed and towed.
Anyone missing a vehicle that’s parked in the downtown area is asked to contact the Olmsted County Law Enforcement Center. The restrictions are in effect in the following areas:
- 3rd Ave. West from 3rd St. NW to 6th St. SW (one way northbound)
- 4th Ave. West from 3rd St. NW to 5th St. SW (one way southbound)
- 4th St. South from 2nd Ave. SE to 6th Ave. SW
- 1st Ave. West from 5th St. NW south to End of Street by “YMCA"
- 2nd Ave. SW from 3rd St. SW to 6th St. SW
- 2nd Ave SW from Center Street to the round-a-bout
- 7th St SW from 5th Ave SW to 6th St. SW
- 5th St. SW from 1st Ave. SW to 4th Ave. SW
- 6th St. SW from 1st Ave. SW to 2nd Ave. SW
- Broadway from 2nd St. South to 6th St. South
- Center St. from 7th Ave. West to 3rd Ave West
- 1st St. NE from Broadway to dead end east of Civic Center Dr. NE
- 2nd St. South from 1st Ave SW to Civic Center Dr.
- 1st St. SW from 11 Ave. NW to the end of the street west of 14th Ave. SW
- 2nd St. SW from 3rd Ave. SW to 4th Ave. SW
- 2nd St. SW from 12th Ave SW to 13th Ave. SW
- 3rd St. SW from 4th Ave. SW to 6th Ave. SW
- 1st St. SW from 4th Ave. SW to 6th Ave. SW
- 1st St. SE from Broadway to Civic Center Dr. SE
- 9 ½ St SE from 1st Ave. SE to 3rd Ave SE
- 1st Ave. East from 2nd St. SE to 2nd St. NE
- 1st Ave SE from 4th St. SE to one block south.
- 4th Ave SE from 4th St. SE to 5th St. SE
- 2nd Ave. NW from 2nd St. NW to dead end north of 3rd St. NW
- 3rd St. NW from 3rd Ave. NW to Broadway
- 2nd St. North from 1st Ave. NE to 4th Ave. NW
- 1st St. NW from 3rd Ave. NW to 7th Ave. NW
- 5th Ave. NW from 1st St. NW to 2nd St. NW
- 12th Ave. SW from 2nd St. SW to 1st St. SW
- 13th Ave. SW from 2nd St. SW to 1st St. SW
- 5th Ave. SW from 2nd St. SW to 4th St. SW
- 6th Ave. NW from 2nd St. NW to 1st St. St.
- 7th Ave. NW from 1st St. NW to Center St. W
- 14th Ave SW from 2nd St SW to south mid-block