The City if New Bedford has announced that the parking ban that was in place as of Monday night, has now been lifted.


The parking ban will remain in affect for 48-hours, unless it's lifted earlier by City officials. Right now there is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for much of the Southcoast. We could see 2-4 inches, or 3-6 inches depending on where the snow ends up.

The following areas have been designated as preferred parking for residents in need or off-street parking during the ban:

  • Victory Park - Brock Avenue
  • Hazelwood Park - Brock Avenue
  • Roosevelt Middle School - Brock Avenue and Dennis Street
  • Cove Street Parking Lot - Cove Street and Morton Court
  • Orchard Street at Shaw’s Soccer Field
  • Congdon School - Thompson and Hemlock Street
  • Buttonwood Park Parking Area - Hawthorn Street Side and Lake Street Side
  • Coggeshall Street Parking Lot - Coggeshall Street and Acushnet Avenue
  • Sawyer Street Parking Lot - Between Sawyer Street and Beetle Street
  • Brooklawn Park Parking Area - Brooklawn Street (South Side)
  • Normandin Middle School - Tarkiln Hill Road
  • Jireh Swift School - Tarkiln Hill Road
  • Campbell School - Phillips Road
  • Alma del Mar Charter School (former Ottiwell School) - 26 Madeira Avenue
  • Philips Avenue School – 249 Phillips Avenue
  • DeValles School – 120 Katherine Street
  • Parker School – 705 County Street
  • Elm Street Garage
  • Zeiterion Garage – 688 Purchase Street