Rapid City declares Sunday night snow alert

RAPID CITY, S.D. — City crews and contractors will focus on priority snow removal efforts in downtown Rapid City Sunday night. As a part of the removal, Rapid City is declaring a downtown snow alert overnight from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday.

The downtown core boundary area of Fifth Street to the east, Ninth Street to the west, Kansas City Street to the south and Omaha to the North. Vehicle owners should move their cars outside of this boundary area during the alert period.

Any cars remaining in the downtown core area will be towed at the owner’s expense and may be subject to a fine.

The downtown snow alert allows city crews and contractors to work and remove snow without facing obstacles from parked cars. Downtown business owners are also advised to clear their sidewalks of snow on Sunday to help snow removal efforts.

Contractors and city crews will begin snow removal operations downtown, beginning early Sunday evening at East Boulevard and heading west to Fifth Street. Operations will commence in the downtown core area early Monday morning between 2 and 8 a.m.

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