Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather.
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PennDOT has reduced speed limits on area interstate highways to 45 mph.
Troy: Snow emergency. On-street parking prohibited 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 until 5 p.m. Thursday, December 17.
State College: Snow emergency in effect
No STEP transportation on Thursday.
Jermyn: Alternate parking in effect; parking ban on 500 and 600 blocks of Washington Avenue.
Scranton: Emergency declaration from 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 until 6 p.m. Friday, December 18. Parking restrictions active from Jefferson Avenue to Mifflin Avenue and Lackawanna Avenue to Olive Street. Light Show at Nay Aug closed Wednesday, December 16. City Hall closed beginning at noon Wednesday, December 16 and will remain closed on Thursday, December 17.
COLTS update - Closed Thursday, no fixed routes or shared ride service, reopening Friday on snow routes.
West Hazleton: Snow ban in effect starting 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, December 16 and ending 10 a.m. Friday, December 18.
Exeter: Parking ban in effect for Wyoming Avenue from 8 a.m. Wednesday, December 16 until 8 p.m. Thursday, December 17.
Conyngham: Parking ban in effect Wednesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 17.
Hazleton: Snow parking ban in effect starting 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 15. Residents are asked not to park on the red and yellow sign sides of the street. Trash and Recycling pickup for the City of Hazleton is delayed a day due to weather.
Luzerne: Snow emergency in effect from 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Wilkes Barre: Curbside recycling pickup is suspended on Wednesday, December 16th for residents in the Mayflower, Rolling Mill Hill, Iron Triangle, and Goose Island neighborhoods. Recycling pickup for these neighborhoods is rescheduled to Monday, December 21st. Recycling will also be suspended on Thursday, December 17th for residents in South Wilkes-Barre 2, who will have their recycling pick up rescheduled to Tuesday, December 22nd. Garbage collection will continue as scheduled, but delays are possible due to the unpredictability of the snowstorm.
The city will also suspend both yard waste drop-off at the DPW headquarters as well as leaf vacuum truck leaf collection for the remainder of this week.
Jersey Shore: Winter storm event beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday with odd/even parking in effect.
Williamsport: Federal Building and Courthouse closed at 1 p.m.Wednesday.
No STEP transportation on Thursday.
East Stroudsburg: Snow emergency in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 4 p.m. Thursday.
Stroud Township: Municipal office closed Thursday, opening Friday at 8 a.m.
Kulpmont: Parking ban on Chestnut Street (Rt. 61) will remain in effect from 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 until the snowstorm stops and is plowed back to the curb by PennDOT.
Milford: All county offices closed on Thursday.
Saint Clair: Parking ban from Wednesday, December 16 beginning at 4 p.m. and ending Thursday, December 17 at 1 p.m. for the entire length of Second and Hancock Streets.
Hegins: Snow emergency for all designated snow routes in effect from noon Wednesday, December 16 until 6 p.m. Thursday, December 17. No parking on snow emergency routes.
Cressona: Snow emergency for all designated snow routes in effect from noon Wednesday, December 16 until 6 p.m. Thursday, December 17. No parking on snow emergency routes. Residents/businesses are responsible for clearing their sidewalks within 24 hours after the end of precipitation.
Beavertown: Snow emergency in effect from 9 a.m. Wednesday, December 15 until 9 a.m. Saturday, December 19. No vehicles may be parked on borough streets during this time, and all residents/businesses are responsible for clearing their sidewalks within 24 hours after the end of precipitation.
Tunkhannock: All county offices closed Thursday, with exception of essential workers. Alternate side-of-street parking in effect on designated snow emergency routes.