Friday, January 22, 2016

Media initiates Snow Emergency ahead of this weekend's Blizzard

Media Mayor Bob McMahon is behind the times......way behind.  For those who didn't get called by Media's alert robo-call, didn't recognize the number calling, or haven't had time to listen to a vmail, we've posted the latest on Media's Snow Emergency.  Media borough is one of the few that also don't send SMS (Text) msgs or emails.

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Declaration of Snow Emergency – Borough of Media (Delaware County)

The Mayor of the Borough of Media (Delaware County) has declared a snow emergency beginning at Midnight on January 23, 2016 through 8:00 a.m. on January 25, 2016, pursuant to § 291-49 of the Borough Code, in order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of snow and ice along designated snow emergency routes.

It is unlawful, at any time during the continuance of the emergency, for any person to park a motor vehicle or to allow that vehicle to remain parked anywhere on any snow emergency route.  It is also unlawful to drive any motor vehicle on any such snow emergency route unless that vehicle is equipped with snow tires or chains.  Residents are strongly encouraged to abide by these regulations and leave travel to that of emergency response vehicles and Highway Department vehicles to properly plow the roadway.  As a last resort, the Borough may have to levy a fine or tow vehicles that are not moved off of snow emergency routes in a timely manner. 
The snow emergency routes are as follows:

Franklin Street                         From Gayley Street to Jackson Street, the south side of the street only
Franklin Street                         From Jackson Street to Olive Street, the north side of the street only
Front Street                              From Monroe Street to Providence Road, the north side of the street only
Front Street                              From Orange Street to Monroe Street, the south side of the street only
Jefferson Street                        Entire length of the 400 block of West Jefferson Street, the west side only
Monroe Street                          From South of 6th Street, Street southward to Jefferson Street.  West side only in between Franklin Street and Jefferson Street
Orange Street                           Entire length
Plum Street                              Entire length of the 300 block of S. Plum Street
Providence Road                     Entire length
State Street                               Entire length
Taylor Street                            Entire length
Veterans Square                       From Baltimore Avenue to Front Street

1 comment:

  1. I signed up for and received a call, text and email.