Flooding concerns head of Henri prompt parking advisory for City of Hartford


Avis and Budget rental cars that have not been rented sit in a shopping center parking lot. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The City of Hartford is encouraging residents to move their cars to higher ground, away from flood-prone areas, as the state continues to prepare for Tropical Storm Henri’s arrival Sunday.

Parking will be available to residents beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Tuesday morning at the following lots:

  • Blue Light Lots Available
    • 2434 Main Street
    • Corner of Sigourney Street and Homestead Avenue
    • 45 Evergreen Avenue
    • 62 Chadwick Avenue
  • Hartford Parking Authority Lots Available
    • 58 Chapel Street
    • 141 Sheldon Street Lot
  • School Lots Available
    • Twain Elementary, 395 Lyme Street
    • Rawson Elementary, 260 Holcomb Street
    • Martin Luther King Jr School, 25 Ridgefield Street
    • Global Communications Academy, 85 Edwards Street
    • Burns Elementary, 195 Putnam Street
    • Kennelly Elementary, 180 White Street
    • Batchelder School, 757 New Britain Avenue

Hartford Police and Hartford Parking Authority will suspend parking enforcement from Saturday evening to Tuesday morning.

Here is a list of phone numbers you may need during the storm:

  • Hartford Police Non-Emergency Line: 860-757-4000 
  • Eversource: 800-286-2000 
  • MDC Command Center: (860) 278-7850 

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