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Preparing for Snow on Tuesday, March 14th

Get ready for more snow! The city has issued an on-street parking ban, starting at 12:01 AM on Tuesday, March 14th through 5 AM on Wednesday, March 15th. Public schools are also closed. For the latest information, sign up for CodeRED emergency updates, and visit the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency website  and RI Broadcasters listings for statewide closings, parking bans, delays, and cancellations.

Transportation Impacts

Business & Community Information

  • Brown, Johnson & Wales and RISD will be closed on Tuesday, March 14th.
  • Providence Place is closed for the day.
  • Call individual business to confirm their hours of operation.
  • Don’t forget, if you own property in downtown Providence, you are responsible for clearing snow from the sidewalk! The DID ambassadors will help with snow removal on curb cuts.

Stay safe and warm, and check back for more updates throughout the day.