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Lyndhurst, NJ Office of Emergency Management
Tuesday March 6th, 2018 :: 11:23 p.m. EST


**State of Emergency: Lyndhurst PD ls now enforcing the Snow Emergency Streets.Please move your vehicles!**

**State of Emergency: Lyndhurst PD ls now enforcing the Snow Emergency Streets.Please move your vehicles!** You will be subject to a summons, and your vehicle will be towed at your own expense. Thank You for your cooperation. As a reminder, when the plows pass, you cannot return your vehicle to the roadway. This is not the same as a sweeper day.

Due to the approaching winter storm, all Lyndhurst Public Schools and non essential township offices will be closed tomorrow. There will also be no garbage or recycling pick up tomorrow.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area from 10:00 PM tonight to 4:00 AM Thursday, March8th.

Heavy snow is expected during this event with snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Locally higher amounts are possible.

Travel will be very difficult to impossible, including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS: Residents should gather all necessary items before the snow begins to fall, and always have working flashlights and charged cell phones in the event of a power outage.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

Please keep the following Lyndhurst Township Ordinance regulations in mind:

There is NO PARKING when Roads are Snow Covered on the following Lyndhurst Streets-Entire Length & Both sides unless otherwise noted. Lyndhurst Twp. Ordinance # 7-19a

-Chase Avenue
-Fern Avenue - Between Stuyvesant Avenue and
-Livingston Avenue - South side only. / Between Weart Avenue and
-Grant Avenue – Both sides
-Fifth Street - From Summer Avenue to end of Washington School– East side only.
-Forest Avenue - Between Grant Avenue and Weart Avenue – Both sides
-Freeman Street - Between Castle Terrace and the northeast terminus - North side only.
-Grant Avenue - Between Fern Avenue and Forest Avenue Both sides.
-Park Avenue
-Kingsland Avenue -Ridge Road to Riverside Avenue
-Livingston Avenue - Between Second Avenue and Lake Avenue – East side only.
-Orient Way
-Page Avenue
-Schuyler Avenue
-Stuyvesant Avenue
-Valley Brook Avenue
-Ten Eyck Avenue
-Riverside Avenue
-Ridge Road
-Rutherford Avenue
-Second Avenue is restricted to both sides between Orient Way and Stuyvesant Avenue.
-Summit Avenue - Between Lake Avenue and Third Avenue – West side only.
-Third Avenue - From Summit Avenue to end of Columbus School– North side only.
Vehicles are not to be parked on school property.

Vehicles that are not removed can be issued summonses and/or towed away by the discretion of the Lyndhurst Police Department at the owner’s expense!

No shoveling/plowing/blowing of snow on to roadways.
Lyndhurst Twp. Ordinance # 13-5.8b
NJSA. 39:4-77.3 “Anti Snow Dumping Act”

Residents much shovel snow and ice from sidewalks within 48 hours of the end of a snow/ice storm. Lyndhurst Twp. Ordinance # 13-5.8a

Fire Hydrants abutting residences and businesses must be cleared of snow and ice by the property owner. Lyndhurst Twp. Ord. # 11-1.4a

Additionally, residents are reminded that in times of power loss not to use their ovens or any auxiliary heating unit which emits carbon monoxide. Such methods of auxiliary heating are also a serious fire hazard. Keep all generators in a well ventilated area. Do not utilize propane heaters indoors, and only use indoor space heaters with CAUTION. To report a power outage or find out information contact PSEG: 1-800-436-7734.

Help your elderly neighbors / family members with snow and ice removal, and keep a check on them periodically.

During freezing temperatures roadways will become icy, drive safely. If it is not completely necessary, avoid traveling on the roadways.

When outside dress in layers to prevent cold weather related injuries.

Bring animals indoors during storms & cold weather, if you are cold, so are they!

Lyndhurst, NJ Office of Emergency Management
367 Valley Brook Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-804-2441

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