City of New Bedford announces beginning of street sweeping program, parking bans


Street Sweeping Begins Thursday Night:

The City DPI team would like to remind residents about the annual street sweeping program, which kicks off on Thursday night.

The Department of Public Infrastructure will conduct a major street sweeping program in the city, including a parking ban on designated sides of the street beginning Thursday nights, as listed below. The program will run from April 1 through November 1.

The first sweep of this spring season will be April 4th into April 5th on the streets labeled “First and third Thursday of the month.”

The street sweeping will operate on a bi-weekly schedule. Street sweeping will occur from 11:50 p.m. on Thursdays to 6:00 a.m. on Fridays.

FIRST and THIRD Thursday of the month:

• Dartmouth Street from Matthew Street to Allen Street
• Kempton Street from Rockdale Avenue to Sixth Street
• Mill Street from County Street to Rockdale Avenue
• North St. from County St. to Rockdale Ave.
• Rivet Street from Route 18 to Hemlock Street
• Cove Road from Brock Ave. to the town line
• Cove St. from East Rodney French Blvd. to County St.
• Route 18 from Cove Road to Cove St.

SECOND and FOURTH Thursday of the month:

• County Street from Rivet Street to Cove Street
• Ashley Boulevard from Nash Road to Coggeshall Street
• Acushnet Avenue from Nash Road to Coggeshall Street
• North Front Street from Nash Road to Coggeshall Street

Failure to follow the posted street sweeping signs will result in vehicles being towed. During this timeframe, parking will be prohibited within the posted areas to allow sweepers full access to the curb line. These focused areas of sweeping are in addition to the regular, weekly scheduled street sweeping on the city’s main thoroughfares.

Anyone with questions may contact David Nieves at DPI at 508-979-1550 ext. 67332 with questions or for more information.”-City of New Bedford.

About Michael Silvia

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