FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The following schools are closed according to their websites:
Franklin Township Public Schools
Thomas Edison Energy Smart
Rutgers Preparatory School
Due to the snow storm, all county offices are closed today.
According to the township website "due to the potential winter storm the scheduled Municipal Court Sessions for 2/9/17 are canceled. Updates will be posted via the Township website."
The Franklin Township Police Department and the Department of Public Works say they want to remind residents in anticipation of the upcoming snowstorm parking on snow emergency routes is prohibited.
The departments say they need residents to comply so crews can clear the roadways in a safe and efficient manner.
Municipal Ordinance 226-9 states, “Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on the streets or highways…”
If snow falls 226-9 will go into effect and vehicles parked on streets below will be subject to summons and removal at the expense of the owner:
Berger Street (JFK Blvd. to Arthur Ave)
Canal Road (Elm Street to Bunkerhill Road)
Canal Road (Griggstown Causeway to Georgetown-Franklin Turnpike)
Canal Road (Bunkerhill Rd to Griggstown Causeway)
Cedar Grove Lane
Central Avenue (South of Bennington Parkway)
Hillview Avenue (South of Bennington Parkway)
Irvington Avenue (Highland Ave to Elmwood St)
New Brunswick Road
Phillips Road (Franklin Blvd to Baier Avenue)
Somerset Street (North side from New Brunswick border to Main Street)
Union Ave (Laurel Ave to Shaw Drive)
Weston Canal Road (Manville Causeway to Rt 287)
Weston Canal Road (Manville Causeway to Weston Road)
Willow Avenue (New Brunswick Rd to Easton Ave)
Wortman Street (Welshes Lane to Amwell Road)