Providence Public Schools and Recreation Centers closed, trash and recycling collection to begin at 4:30AM
PROVIDENCE, RI – Due to winter storm conditions, a citywide parking ban will go into effect at 11:00AM, tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21, until further notice. Providence Public Schools and Recreation Centers will be closed and garbage and recycling pickup will begin at 4:30AM, earlier than regularly scheduled.
Residents with overnight parking passes are advised that they cannot park on the street during the duration of the citywide parking ban. All vehicles parked on the street in violation of the citywide parking ban will be ticketed and towed to ensure that roadways can be plowed.
The Department of Public Works has prepared all equipment and personnel to respond to the storm. Roadways will be pretreated ahead of the expected snowfall.
To report a non-emergency issue, download the PVD311 application on the Apple Store or Google Play or call the Mayor’s Center for City Services (MCCS) at 3-1-1. MCCS will be open for extended hours, with constituent representatives tending to city service related calls until 8:00PM.
To receive up-to-the-minute alerts and updates, residents are encouraged to register for the CodeRED emergency notification system by visiting: www.providenceri.gov/codered
Residents experiencing power outages should contact National Grid at 800-322-3223. Individuals are warned never to touch downed power lines and report downed lines to National Grid. In the event of an emergency, dial 911.