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Posted on: June 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Ice-snow Emergency Declared

Ice-snow emergency is in effect. Public Works crews are focused on major roads, but turn lanes and neighborhood streets may be slick because of the icy conditions. Check with City facilities for any activity cancellations.

Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an immediate emergency or hazard. If you need public works assistance, call Public Works at 541-682-4800. To report a power outage, call EWEB at 541-484-2300.

During ice-snow emergencies, onstreet parking on priority transportation routes is banned. The ban allows emergency vehicles and snow-removal equipment to travel safely on roadways to respond to emergency situations. To view a map of priority routes, go to http://www.eugene-or.gov/snow.

Airport travelers are advised to check flight schedules. Many flights are delayed or cancelled Up to date flight information is at http://www.flyEUG.com.

Egan Warming Centers have been activated for December 15. The centers are a coalition of community members representing service providers, religious congregations, nonprofit support agencies, social activist communities and local government who have come together to ensure that homeless people in Lane County have a warm and safe place to sleep when temperatures drop below 30 degrees between November 15th and March 31st. For the full list of sites that will be active please visit the Egan Warming center website: http://www.eganwarmingcenter.com/

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