Snow emergency, parking ban to end Tuesday at 6 p.m.

By 
Andy Metzger, State House News Service
Feb. 8, 2013

City work crews are shown at work on Neponset Ave. this morning. The DPW equipment is working to widen roadways as a snow emergency comes to an end at 6 p.m. today.

Updated on Feb. 12, 12 noon— Boston Public Schools will re-open tomorrow, Wednesday, February 13. The Parking Ban and Snow Emergency will be lifted today at 6 p.m.

“Our snow removal teams did great work throughout the night last night,” Mayor Menino said in a statement. “Our crews will be out there all day and again tonight as we continue to widen roads, make our schools safe for students, and respond to residents’ concerns about residential areas.”

According to the Mayor's office: "Boston Public Schools officials will be visiting all facilities today to ensure they’re ready for students’ return tomorrow morning. Buses will do a second round of route inspections today and facility teams are continuing clean-up work. Snow removal teams remain focused on clearing a priority list of 22 major arteries throughout the City. Additionally, 70 streets identified through calls to the Mayor’s 24-Hour Hotline were reached by snow removal and clean-up crews during the overnight shift. Clean-up efforts will continue through the day and evening. Snow Removal Strike Force teams, comprised of members of the Boston Public Works Department, Boston Transportation Department, Boston Police Department, and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, continue to be deployed throughout the City to remove piles of snow from roadways and intersections. Inspectional Services issued 350 citations between midnight and 7 a.m. for snow-related violations."