The City of Iowa City will tow vehicles to allow plows to clear the entire width of the street beginning at 7 a.m. on both Thursday, Feb. 25 and Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. 

During this time, on-street parking will be prohibited in posted areas. Vehicles that are not moved will be towed. Crews will post 'No Parking Due to Maintenance' signs at least 48-hours in advance, beginning Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. 

UI students and general public, please take note, and seek alternative parking during this time.

Tow Schedules 

Crews will begin at 7 a.m. on both days. Vehicles should be off the street before work begins. 

Thursday, Feb. 25: 

  • Iowa Avenue, from Muscatine Avenue to Van Buren Street (north side only)
  • Washington Street, from Muscatine Avenue to Van Buren Street (north side only)
  • College Street, from Muscatine Avenue to Van Buren Street (north side only)
  • Dubuque Street, from Court Street to Prentiss Street (east side only)
  • Clinton Street, from Prentiss Street to the railroad tracks south of Prentiss (east side only)

Friday, Feb. 26: 

  • Jefferson Street, from Van Buren Street to Evans Street (south side only)
  • Iowa Avenue, from Van Buren Street to Muscatine Avenue (south side only)
  • Washington Street, from Van Buren Street to Muscatine Avenue (south side only)
  • College Street, from Van Buren Street to Muscatine Avenue (south side only)
  • Prentiss Street, from Capitol Street to Linn Street (south side only)
  • Clinton Street, from Prentiss Street to the railroad tracks south of Prentiss (west side only) 

For more information, call the Streets Division at 319-356-5181.

If you are towed

If your vehicle is towed, call the Parking Division at 319-356-5151 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. After hours call the Iowa City Police Department's routine line at 319-356-5275. Do not call 911. 

Be prepared to provide your vehicle information and license plate number to find out if your vehicle is on the impound list. To recover your vehicle, you will need to show an ID and pay for all unpaid City of Iowa City citations in cash. After payment is made, you will be given instructions on how to reclaim your vehicle. Towing charges and any vehicle impound storage fees will also need to be paid. These are the responsibility of the vehicle owner. 

Click the below map for a high resolution image of the map. 
Map of streets that will be towed to clear snow on Feb. 25 and 26, 2021.

Date of publication

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Contact

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