Spokane mayor declares Stage One emergency

Spokane mayor declares Stage One emergency

Spokane Mayor David Condon declared a Stage One emergency Monday morning, meaning snow removal crews will stay in full-force 24 hours a day to plow.

The mayor made the declaration at 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will be out plowing, sanding and de-icing all arterials, STA fixed bus routes, and all streets in the city’s residential hill routes.

Vehicles must be moved from all arterials and STA fixed bus routes by 11 a.m. Monday. People also must park vehicles on the even side of the street in the residential hill areas by 6 p.m. Monday.

Marlene Feist, with the City of Spokane, said as of 9:30 a.m. Monday, there were 50 pieces of snow removal equipment working to plow streets. The arterials were being worked and crews were starting to plow residential hill routes. Crews started plowing hills in the Indian Trail neighborhood, on Five Mile and on in Eagle Ridge.

To see a map of snow plow routes, click here.

To see a snow plow progress map, click here.