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City street sweeping to affect street parking
near UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Nov. 24, 2009

Also see a Nov. 23 news release for temporary no-parking zones in effect during city street sweeping Nov. 24.

EAU CLAIRE — The city of Eau Claire will continue street sweeping Nov. 25 in neighborhoods near the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and will enforce temporary parking restrictions along the affected routes.

Street sweepers will work in the following areas:

  • Graham Avenue from Earl Street to Jefferson Street.
  • South Dewey Street from Washington Street to Jefferson Street.
  • South Farwell Street from Washington Street to Jefferson Street.
  • Gilbert Avenue from Thorp Avenue to State Street.
  • Porter Avenue from Marston Avenue to Earl Street.
  • South Barstow Street from Washington Street to Emery Street.
  • State Street from South Barstow Street to Washington Street.

Temporary no-parking signs will be posted Nov. 24 on streets where work will be performed Nov. 25.

Any vehicles parked in temporary no-parking areas will be ticketed and towed, according to an e-mail message to the university from Eau Claire street maintenance manager Mike Barnhardt.

The fine for parking in a no-parking area is $30. The cost for retrieving a vehicle from the towing company is $50 plus storage costs, an Eau Claire Police Department official said in a recent Leader-Telegram article.

The temporary no-parking signs will be removed when street sweeping is completed, allowing vehicles to resume parking on those streets.

For more information, contact the city of Eau Claire Street Maintenance Division at 715-839-4963.

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JP

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