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The 4-Inch Rule is in Effect in the City of Milwaukee

The 4-inch Rule is in effect beginning at 10:00 A.M. on Sunday, February 1.

By - Feb 1st, 2015 09:37 am

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has declared that the 4-inch Rule is in effect beginning at 10:00 A.M. on Sunday, February 1 to facilitate effective curb-to-curb plowing on City streets.

Information on the 4-inch rule:

4 inch rule

Citizens are urged to adhere to the “4-Inch Rule” to allow for the safe, effective and complete plowing of City streets, AND to avoid a $40 ticket.

Go to for winter parking regulations for a specific City of Milwaukee address/street or call (414) 286-CITY (-2489).

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