(Mankato, MN) – The City of Mankato has declared a downtown snow emergency beginning at 10 p.m. tonight.

Extreme temperatures forced a delay of snow removal following the recent heavy snowfall.  The downtown emergency corridor includes:

  • Madison Avenue to Plum Street; 100 block of east and west sides of Riverfront Drive from Madison Avenue to Plum Street;
  • Main to Liberty streets from South Riverfront Drive to South Broad Street (does not include South Broad Street); and
  • South Front Street from East Liberty to Marshall streets; and 100 block of East and West Liberty street.

Parking on downtown streets is prohibited during a snow emergency.  Temporary parking is available downtown at no cost in the Mankato Place and Civic Center parking ramps during snow emergencies.  Parking is also allowed in yards.

For the latest information about snow emergencies in Mankato, call (507) 387-9001, 24-hours a day.  For emergency snow removal questions, call 911.

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