The City of Dover announced it would activate yet another parking ban this week to facilitate snow removal caused by recent winter-storm activity.

According to an announcement, the City of Dover will be instituting a city-wide parking ban beginning Thursday at 10 p.m., except for Central Avenue from Third Street to Kirkland Street, which will begin at 1 a.m. on Friday. The downtown parking ban in all locations will conclude at 6 a.m. on Friday. While in effect, no parking is permitted on affected streets and sidewalks.

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Dover, along with numerous other Seacoast municipalities, activated parking bans earlier this week due to a storm that blanketed the region with snow.

Even more snow is expected to hit the region on Sunday, which is Valentine's Day.

Early forecasts are predicting a significant amount of snow across New England. According to WBUR, the Boston area could see 4-7 inches while points north, including the Seacoast, are looking forward to 2-5 inches, per current forecasts.

Here are the Dover streets affected by the parking ban beginning Thursday at 10 p.m.:

  • Washington Street, from Chestnut Street to Main Street
  • Main Street
  • Church Street
  • Locust Street, Church Street to Washington Street
  • Henry Law Avenue, adjacent to Henry Law Park
  • First Street
  • Second Street
  • Third Street, Central Avenue to Chestnut Street
  • Fourth Street, Central Avenue to Chestnut Street
  • Fifth Street, Central Avenue to Chestnut Street
  • Broadway, Central Avenue to New York Street
  • Waters Street
  • Hale Street
  • Saint Thomas Street, Central Avenue to Locust Street
  • Chestnut Street, Fourth Street to Fifth Street
  • Central Avenue, Broadway to Milk Street

Additionally, the following city parking lots will remain open during the parking ban:

  • Transportation Center Lot
  • Belknap Lot
  • Third Street Lot
  • Fourth Street Lot
  • Orchard Street Lot, public spaces only
  • Library lot
  • Parking Garage (paid parking at all times)

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