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UPDATED: Bristol Winter Storm Information for February 25th, 2022

February 25th, 2022 3:45 PM

BRISTOL, RI- As of 02/25/2022 at 4:00 PM, the Town of Bristol will lift its parking ban.

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 24th, 2022 11:45 AM

BRISTOL, RI-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bristol, Rhode Island from Friday, February 25th, 2022, at 12:00 AM through Saturday, February 26th, 2022, at 12:00 AM EST. Snow accumulation is forecasted to be between 3-6 inches, with wind gusts as high as 35 MPH.

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

  • A parking ban will go into effect starting at 1:00 AM on Friday, February 25th, 2022, until further notice.
  • Trash & Recycling Collection will continue as planned for Friday, February 25th, 2022.
  • The Bristol Transfer Station will be closed Friday, February 25th, 2022.

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

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