Residential mechanical street sweeping to resume March 1

Parking on one side of each residential street in Sheridan-Kalorama is reserved for vehicles with Zone 2 parking permits. (Brady Holt/The Current/June 2017)

The Department of Public Works will resume residential mechanical street sweeping on March 1. To ensure streets are swept thoroughly, motorists are asked to obey the signs posted with the days of the week and hours of the day when parking restrictions are in force.

The fine for parking in a restricted zone is $45. Signs posted along street sweeping routes indicate that the program runs from March 1 through Oct. 31. To remind motorists of the restrictions, the department will issue warnings between March 1 and 9 to vehicles parked during the sweeping periods.

Parked vehicles may be towed to allow the sweepers access to the curb lane. Generally, parking is prohibited for two hours (9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.) while sweeping is underway.