Franklin Township: School Closings and Emergency Parking Rules (UPDATE)

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The following schools are closed according to their websites:

Franklin Township Public Schools

St. Mathias

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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:

Abbot Road 
Apgar Drive 
Appleman Road 
Arthur Avenue 
Baier Avenue 
Belmar Street 
Bennington Parkway 
Berger Street (JFK Blvd. to Arthur Ave) 
Bloomfield Ave 
Bunkerhill Road 
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) 
Charles Street 
Claremont Road 
Clyde Road 
Demott Lane 
Douglas Avenue 
Drake Road 
Elizabeth Avenue 
Elmwood Street 
Foxwood Drive 
Georgetown-Franklin Turnpike 
Hamilton Street 
Highland Avenue 
Hillview Avenue (South of Bennington Parkway) 
Irvington Avenue (Highland Ave to Elmwood St) 
Johnson Road 
Laurel Avenue 
Link Road 
MacAfee Road 
Market Street 
Matilda Avenue 
Mettlers Road 
New Brunswick Road 
Phillips Road (Franklin Blvd to Baier Avenue) 
Pierce Street 
Shaw Drive 
Somerset Street (North side from New Brunswick border to Main Street) 
Union Ave (Laurel Ave to Shaw Drive) 
Vanderbilt Avenue 
Vliet Road 
Weston Canal Road (Manville Causeway to Rt 287) 
Weston Canal Road (Manville Causeway to Weston Road) 
Weston Road 
Willow Avenue (New Brunswick Rd to Easton Ave) 
Winston Drive 
Wortman Street (Welshes Lane to Amwell Road)

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