Press Releases Storm

UPDATED: Bristol Winter Storm Information for February 18th, 2021

UPDATE: February 19th, 2021 8:00 AM

BRISTOL, RI- The Town of Bristol is lifting the parking ban as of 8:30 AM EST on 02/19/2021. Please note: Cars that are parked in emergency lots must be moved within one hour of the parking ban being lifted. Thank you for your cooperation.


February 17th, 2021 3:00 PM

BRISTOL, RI-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bristol, Rhode Island from tomorrow, February 18th, at 7:00 AM through Friday February 19th, 2021, at 7:00 PM. Snow accumulation is forecasted to be between 4- 8 inches.

In preparation for the winter storm, the Town of Bristol is taking the following precautions:

  • A parking ban will go in effect from 7:00 PM EST tomorrow, February 18th, 2021, until further notice.

During the parking ban, all vehicles must be moved off the street to accommodate emergency vehicles and crews.

At this time, the Town is planning for normal trash collection on Friday (02/19/2021).

For your convenience, the Town has included a list of off-street parking locations available downtown here.