City Gives Update on Storm Response

The City of Jefferson and Cole County ceased operation of its Emergency Operations Center this morning. The center had been activated since Feb. 1 to provide city and county officials with an opportunity to share timely information during the inclement weather.

The City of Jefferson Community Development Department has the following updates:

Streets

City residential streets have been made passable. Crews will continue to work in the

residential areas widening where possible to minimize the impact to parking and driveway access.

Alleys

Now that streets are passable, crews will begin clearing alleys.

Downtown Sidewalks

Downtown sidewalks continue to be cleared. Snow hauling operations to clear parking lanes in the downtown business district will begin Friday, Feb. 4. Expect intermittent street closures during this operation.

Downtown Parking

The municipal parking garage on Madison Street remains open and fully operational.

Ample parking is available for those conducting business downtown.

Sidewalks

Property owners are required to clear the sidewalks adjacent to their properties as soon as possible. This is especially important near schools and high-pedestrian traffic areas.

Public Transportation

JeffTran buses and HandiWheels service are running on their regularly scheduled routes. Bus shelters will be cleared as soon as possible. For questions call 634-6477.

Airport

The Jefferson City Memorial Airport will open for flight operations late afternoon on Thursday, Feb. 3. Snow removal operations are continuing.

Trash Service

Normal service routes resumed Thursday, Feb. 3. Tuesday, Feb. 1 and Wednesday,

Feb. 2 routes missed will be picked up on their regularly scheduled pick-up days (Tuesday, Feb. 8 and Wednesday, Feb. 9). Any extra trash should be placed adjacent to the cart. Please refer to the Allied Waste website for any additional information at www.alliedwasteservicesjeffersoncitymo.com. Any carts buried or blocked by snow will not be picked up.

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