Hoboken Office of Emergency Management issues state of emergency, travel ban

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The Hoboken Office of Emergency Management has declared a state of emergency, suspending any non-essential driving in the Mile Square City.

Photo courtesy of Arturo Pardavila.
Photo courtesy of Arturo Pardavila.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Residents may call the Command Center at 201-239-6644 to report unplowed streets, unshoveled sidewalks, or other non-emergency issues.

Please do not call the Police Department with non-emergency issues. For all emergencies, please call 911.

Vehicles parked on snow routes are subject to towing. Drivers should remain off of snow routes until further notice.

Crews are working throughout the storm with nine municipal trucks, as well as nine Hudson County trucks, salting and plowing roads, and 2 power brooms clearing parks and public property. Snow removal is expected to begin along emergency routes following the end of the storm.

Further information regarding snow emergency routes and parking can be found in our previous story here (which includes similar info for Bayonne) and residents can find further info regarding snow removal here.