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Posted on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Limited Overnight Parking will be Allowed for the First Weekend Parades
Jan. 15, 2013

GALVESTON - City leaders will allow limited overnight parking along Galveston's Seawall Boulevard during the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2013.  The public will be able to park their properly registered vehicles and trailers beginning at 8 AM Thursday, January 31, 2013.  All vehicles and trailers must be removed no later than 6 AM Sunday, February 3, 2013.  Drivers parking along the roadway in advance of Thursday will be cited and towed for violating the City's No Parking from 3:00AM - 5:00AM regulation.

Available parking spots along Seawall are likely to fill up rapidly in anticipation of first weekend parades.  The Galveston Police Department reminds residents and visitors of parking protocol:

Do not try to cover space with anything other than a properly registered vehicle or trailer
Cones, chairs, ropes, chains and the like will be removed at the owners' expense

There will be a number of areas along the Seawall designated as no parking zones or restricted access areas.  The City reminds all revelers to take note of these areas when parking their vehicles.



Comments:

Let force Mardi Gras revelers to drive at 6 am Sunday morning! Brilliant! SMH

Posted by Lucas Jackson at 1/16/2013 1:19:48 PM

How can u make them move at 6:00 a.m. Sunday when its only illegal from 3 a.m till 5a.m ..doesnt make sense..

Posted by rver at 1/17/2013 8:24:06 AM

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