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Posted on: January 25, 2016

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE – January 25th @ 3:00 PM - Status of Post Snow Event in City of Frederick

City Snow Emergency Plan Remains in Effect, City Government Closed Tuesday, January 26th, Parking Decks Open for Free Parking until 6:00 AM, Wednesday, January 27th


UPDATE – January 25th @ 3:00 PM - Status of Post Snow Event in City of Frederick
City Snow Emergency Plan Remains in Effect, City Government Closed Tuesday, January 26th, Parking Decks Open for Free Parking until 6:00 AM, Wednesday, January 27th

Frederick, MD – January 25, 2016 @ 3:00 PM: Due to weather related conditions, the City Snow Emergency Plan will remain in effect until further notice. All five City parking garages will remain open for free parking until 6:00 AM on Wednesday, January 26th.

In addition, City Government Offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 26th.

January 25, 2016: 11:00 AM - Due to the recent snow event All Trash/Yard Waste Collection Services have been suspended until Monday, February 1, 2016.

The regular collection schedule will resume on Monday, February 1, 2016.
(For Monday, February 1st collection, pleased set out Sunday, January 31st after 5:00pm and before 12:00 Midnight for the Monday Collection)

Please refer to all City Media sites for any and all updates and schedules.

For Residential Recycle-Please refer to the Frederick County schedule**

If you have questions regarding trash and yard waste collection, please contact the City switchboard at 301-600-1440. Updates will be posted on City Media sites.
For residential recycling, please refer to the Frederick County schedule.

If your street hasn't been plowed yet, DPW Snow Crews ask you NOT to dig your car out yet.

The City Snow Emergency Plan remains in effect at this time.

Please use extreme caution on exit ramps especially on left and right turn lanes that are blocked with high banks of snow.

As you walk by buildings and under overpasses please be aware of falling and breaking ice cycles overhead, and exercise caution.

In a team effort to expedite the snow clearing process, Mayor McClement asks residents to please clear snow from around fire hydrants, street corners that are handicap accessible and storm drains to prevent flooding and ice formation on City streets.

The DPW Snow Team crews are working diligently and will continue to push snow overnight clearing all areas as quickly as possible. The City of Frederick thank you for your patience as we work together through this historic snow fall.

For road conditions, call 511, monitor your local media outlets, or go to for current conditions.

Please be aware of possible down trees and power lines. Report downed and low hanging power lines by calling 1.800.686.0011 and do not attempt to cross over or under the lines. Report downed trees by calling 301.600.1440.

Information regarding inclement weather will be announced via:
• Local radio stations Key 103.1, WFRE 99.9, AM 930 WFMD, 106.9 The Eagle and WTHU
• City Television Cable Channel 99
• Local newspaper
• The City of Frederick website
• Subscribe to "Alert Frederick County" to receive weather information at
• Call The City of Frederick Emergency Information Phone line at 301.600.1300.

For additional information, contact Susan Harding at or 301.600.1385.

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