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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Schenectady Snow Removal Update; Residents Advised to Remove Vehicles from Streets

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy urged patience as crews continue snow removal in the wake of the December 17th storm that dumped approximately 30” of snow on the City of Schenectady. Residents are advised to remove vehicles from city streets to allow for efficient snow removal.


Any vehicle parked on the following city streets between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm on Saturday, December, 19, 2020 may be ticketed and towed:


  • Degraff Street 
  • Irving Street
  • Paulding Street
  • Walnut Street
  • Lomasney Avenue
  • White Street
  • Columbia Street
  • Sheldon Street
  • Poplar Street


  • Emmett Street (Brandywine Avenue to Craig Street)                    
  • Stanley Street (Steuben Street to Duane Avenue)
  • Backus Street (Albany Street to Duane Avenue)


Also, vehicles parked on priority streets that have not been cleared of snow to the curb may be ticketed or towed. Parking on priority streets may resume only after the entire length of the street has been cleared of snow to the curb.


Priority streets are as follows:


  • Van Vranken Avenue
  • Nott Street (Erie Boulevard to Wendell Avenue)
  • Union Street
  • Eastern Avenue
  • Brandywine Avenue (State Street to Rugby Road)
  • McClellan Street (State Street to Rugby Road)
  • State Street
  • Erie Boulevard (State Street to I-890)
  • Albany Street (Veeder Avenue to Elm Street)
  • Altamont Avenue
  • Schuyler Street (Michigan Avenue to Altamont Avenue)
  • Michigan Avenue
  • Crane Street
  • Chrisler Avenue
  • Broadway (State Street to the city line)
  • Campbell Avenue (Broadway to Fairview Avenue)


The Schenectady Municipal Parking Garage (407 Hamilton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305) is offering free parking through Sunday, December 20, 2020. Free parking will also be available at the Hon. Karen B. Johnson Schenectady County Public Library (99 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305).


Waste Collection for District 4 and the Village of Scotia will occur on Saturday, December 19, 2020.


Residents are urged to continue to follow City social media accounts and local news reports for ongoing updates.



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