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Hoboken Snowstorm to Bring 6-12″ — Here’s Info on Parking Meters, COVID Testing, + More

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Hoboken’s Nixle alert on December 15th included information about the snowstorm projected to hit the region, including the Mile Square Wednesday at 2PMand Thursday at 11AM. The National Weather Service is projecting an accumulation of snow from 6 to 12 inches, with the potential for more. Read on for details on emergency snow routes, parking, COVID-19 testing, and more.

hoboken snow storm warning

Residents are encouraged to monitor the City’s Twitter and Facebook or sign up to receive email or text updates by visiting www.hobokennj.gov/alerts. For emergencies, call the Hoboken Police Department at 201-420-2100. To report an unplowed street, unshoveled sidewalk, or other problem, residents can submit an online complaint via https://www.hobokennj.gov/311 or via the Hoboken 311 mobile application.

Due to the projection of a major snowstorm, emergency snow routes will be in effect, the city announced via the Nixle alert.

Based on projections from the National Weather Service, the Office of Emergency Management will begin enforcing snow emergency routes as of 2PM on Wednesday, or when roads become snow-covered. “Parking will not be permitted along emergency snow routes. Vehicles parked on snow emergency routes are subject to towing. This is necessary to move police, fire, and ambulances throughout Hoboken in time of emergency for the safety and welfare of all our citizens.”

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Emergency snow routes in Hoboken are labeled with street signs that read “No Parking When Road Is Snow Covered.” A map of emergency snow routes is available on the City’s website: www.hobokennj.gov/snow. The City will provide an update via Nixle on when snow emergency routes will no longer be in effect.

Hoboken Emergency Snow Routes

Washington Street {Both Sides}
Observer Highway – {Both Sides} Henderson Street to Hudson Street
Willow Avenue West Side – Observer Highway to 11th Street
3rd Street – North Side – Jackson Street to River Street
4th Street – South Side – River Street to Jackson Street
5th Street- South Side – Clinton Street to River Street
9th Street – North Side – Jackson Street to Castle Point Terrace
13th Street – North Side – Washington Street to Madison Street
13th Street – South Side – Washington Street to Hudson Street

Discounted Garage Parking

As mentioned in the press release, due to the predicted storm, a special rate of $5 per 24 hour period is being offered in Garages B {28 2nd Street} and D {215 Hudson Street} to residents with a valid Resident On-Street Parking Permit or Temporary Parking Permit, beginning at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 16 through 2PM on Thursday, December 17.

In addition, Hoboken residents with disabilities who possess either a handicapped license plate or hangtag for their permitted vehicle may also park in the Midtown garage {371 4th Street} for the same reduced rate. Garage space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

“Regular rates apply at other times. Residents who have a valid Resident On-Street Parking Permit or Temporary Parking Permit are reminded that overnight parking {6PM to 8AM} is available at a rate of $5.00 in Garages B, D, and Midtown every day of the year.”

Street cleaning enforcement will be suspended on Wednesday, December 16, and Thursday, December 17. A decision on street cleaning for Friday, December 18 will be made on Thursday. Meters will remain in effect, according to City Hall, to help facilitate the clearing of parking lanes in commercial districts. All other parking rules and regulations will also remain in effect.

COVID-19 testing centers

As of today, Hoboken’s COVID-19 testing centers will remain open on both Wednesday, December 16th, and Thursday, December 17th.

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