City of Centralia declares snow emergency, snow routes to be in effect

CENTRALIA — Due to the expected winter weather, the city is declaring a snow emergency effective as of 5 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019, through 6 a.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019.

A snow emergency simply means that residents should not park their vehicles on the
following streets but rather park in the alley or in their driveway:

Failure to comply with this request could mean that your vehicle will be towed and you will be issued an ordinance violation ticket in the amount of $150.00.

If you have any questions about the rules that govern snow emergencies, feel free to call the office of the City Manager at 618- 533-7622 or view the ordinance on the city website at

The Village of Central City will be implementing our emergency snow route starting at 5 p.m. Friday January 11, 2019, and ending at 6 a.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019, on Route 51 north and south.