City of Providence Parking Ban Begins at 12:01AM on 1/8 City Prepares Ahead of Winter Storm


PROVIDENCE, RI – Due to winter storm conditions Providence Recreation Centers will
be closed. There will also be a citywide parking ban beginning
at 12:01AM on January 8th, which will remain in effect until further notice.

Residents with overnight parking passes are advised that they cannot park on the
street during the duration of the citywide parking ban. All vehicles parked on the
street in violation of the citywide parking ban will be ticketed and towed to ensure
that roadways can be plowed.

The Department of Public Works has prepared all equipment and personnel to respond
to the storm. Roadways will be pretreated ahead of the expected snowfall.

To report a non-emergency issue, download the PVD311 application on the Apple Store
or Google Play or call 3-1-1 which will be open and operating from 11:30AM-11:30PM
on January 7th for calls.

To receive up-to-the-minute alerts and updates, residents are encouraged to register
for the CodeRED emergency notification system by visiting:

Residents experiencing power outages should contact National Grid at 800-322-3223.
Individuals are warned never to touch downed power lines and report downed lines to
National Grid. In the event of an emergency, dial 911.