A Blizzard Warning is in effect for New York City beginning Monday, Jan. 26, at 1 PM through Wednesday morning at 12:00 am. The New York City Department of Sanitation has also issued a ‘snow alert’ for Monday, January 26, at 12:01 a.m.
The snow has started to fall along the SoHo Broadway corridor and conditions are expected to worsen this evening with high winds, heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures expected for the next few days. On your journey home, please give yourself additional travel time and take care in the snowy/icy conditions.
As conditions continue to allow, the BID and its Clean Team provided by ACE will remove snow and ice from crosswalks, catch basins, bus stops, subway entrances and the areas surrounding fire hydrants.
Property owners are again reminded that they must also keep their sidewalks clear.
This is a team effort, so pitch in if you see someone in need of assistance!
• Alternate Side Parking Rules have been suspended for January 26 and 27. Meter Parking Rules remain in effect.
• Residential Refuse Collection by the Dept. of Sanitation has been suspended, please visit www.nyc.gov or call 311 to find out when collection will resume.
The SoHo Broadway BID is scheduled to host an Open House on the evening of Wednesday, January 28. At the moment we expect to host the event as planned. We will notify registrants via email and our website if the event is rescheduled.
A snow alert indicates the possibility of a snow event. In preparation for a snow event, DSNY personnel begin initial equipment readiness, including loading its salt spreaders, attaching plows when necessary, preparing tire chains and notifying supplementary personnel as needed. DSNY is coordinating with the Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Transportation on snow clearing protocol in accordance with each agency’s written snow plan. All relevant city agencies have been notified of the snow alert. DSNY will continue to monitor forecasts and will provide updates as the snow event approaches.
All winter weather information and information about the City’s response to the storm can be found by visiting the City’s Severe Weather website at www.nyc.gov/severeweather or by calling 311. New Yorkers are also encouraged to sign up for the Notify NYC, the City’s free emergency notification system. Through Notify NYC, New Yorkers can sign up for receive phone calls, text messages, and emails alerts about severe weather events and emergencies.
To sign up for Notify NYC, call 311, visit www.nyc.gov or follow @ NotifyNYC on Twitter.
The DSNY Snow information is available online.