Snow removal emergency declared in Minot

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MINOT, N.D. - The City of Minot has declared a snow removal emergency for city snow routes.

This declaration prohibits all vehicles from parking on streets marked as "Emergency Snow Routes" until all streets have been cleared of snow.

The emergency will be in effect until further notice.

City of Minot ordinance allows the Public Works Director to declare a snow removal emergency when necessary. A violation of the declaration may result in a fine, and the vehicle may be towed.

The City also asks residents to avoid parking on any city street, if possible, until all residential streets can be cleared.

Crews began working around the clock Monday morning and will continue until all snow has been removed from city streets.