Borough issues parking ban starting Friday

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Police-badgeNAUGATUCK — In anticipation of a severe snowstorm, a parking ban will go into effect in Naugatuck beginning Friday at 8 a.m.

Under the ban, no vehicle may park on any highway of the borough from the beginning of snow or ice fall, or other dangerous ice conditions until 12 hours after the cessation of such conditions.

Parked cars which impede the safe passage of public safety and public works vehicles will be towed, Mayor Robert Mezzo said on his blog.

Mezzo added that Town Hall and all other non-emergency management departments will be closed on Friday.

For more information and a complete listing of streets and exemptions, visit www.naugatuck-ct.gov. Parking ban information can be found under “Departments,” “Emergency Management” and “Parking Bans.”

As much as 2 feet of snow is expected to fall in Greater Waterbury and Litchfield County on Friday and Saturday. Weather professionals are predicting that starting early on Friday and into Saturday morning snow will be falling at a rate of 2 to 4 inches per hour and visibility at times will be zero.