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Downtown snow emergency declared in Mankato

Due to recent heavy snow, a downtown snow emergency begins at 10:00 p.m. Thursday and expires at 8:00 a.m. Friday.

The downtown snow 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)
  • South Front Street from East Liberty to Marshall streets
  • 100 block of East and West Liberty Street

City officials say the main purpose of a downtown corridor snow emergency is to haul snow out of the downtown because there is limited storage space.

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 during a snow emergency.