UPDATE Snow Emergencies in Quad Cities area

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The City of Rock Island is declaring a Snow Emergency effective at 11 PM, Friday, January 11, 2019. 

Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Vehicles parked on marked snow routes may receive a $35 parking ticket. Vehicles that remain in violation may be impounded.

To facilitate snow removal the City is requesting that Rock Island residents not park on residential streets until snow removal is completed.

Questions may be directed to Public Works at 309.732.2200 or pubworksmail@rigov.org.

Carbon Cliff has declared a Snow Emergency beginning at 11:59 p.m. Fri, Jan 11 and will remain in effect for 72 hours. Vehicles parked on Snow Routes (all streets & roadways with the village) will be ticketed or towed.

For more information, contact the Carbon Cliff Public Works Department at 309-792-8235 or visit the Village of Carbon Cliff website at:

For more information contact the Public Works Dept: 309-799-3604 or visit them online at Coal Valley Public Works Website

The City of Galesburg has declared a Snow Emergency effective at 6:00 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019. 

Citizens are reminded that an automatic parking prohibition will take effect on all Galesburg City streets during the snow emergency. Vehicles parked on City streets (except in the central business district) during this time will be subject to ticketing and towing. The parking prohibition will remain in effect until all streets are cleared.


A Snow Emergency has been declared in Davenport effective 10pm, Friday, January 11th through 10pm, Saturday, January 12th.

Parking on Posted Snow Routes is prohibited when a Snow Emergency is in effect. Vehicles parked on Posted Snow Routes will be ticketed and may be towed. Having cars parked off-street is the best way to ensure snow removal on our major thoroughfares is effective and promotes mobility throughout the city.

As an alternative to on-street parking in the Downtown, residents and visitors to the area may park for free in any one of the City’s three parking ramps beginning at 5pm, today, Friday, January 11th through 7am, Sunday, January 13th.

Roads could be slick at times. Please do not expect to drive as you would under normal weather conditions.

Crews are prepared to respond once the snow starts to fly.

Please be reminded snow removal efforts will be focused on clearing Posted Snow Routes until they are clear before entering residential roads.

For more information on winter weather response activities and tips visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/winter.

The Mayor of Blue Grass has declared a winter weather emergency effective from 10:00 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019 until Saturday, January 12, 2019 10:00 p.m. The City's Public Safety Building, 606 West Mayne Street, Blue Grass, Iowa, will be open to the public in need.The City asks that vehicles NOT be parked on City Streets to allow emergency vehicles and snow plows to have full access and once your garbage and recycling has been picked up, that you remove your containers from the street as soon as possible.

For more information please contact the Blue Grass Public Works Department at 563-381-4700 or visit the Blue Grass city website.

The City of Eldridge is declaring a Snow Emergency beginning at 10 pm Friday until 10 pm Saturday January 12, 2019.

In the event of a snow emergency (defined as 2” or more snow, or when caused by drifting or when defined by the Chief of Police), certain rules go into effect in the City of Eldridge:

Parking on all city streets becomes prohibited.

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