City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
The Street Maintenance department maintains 25 miles of roadway in Newport. Areas of responsibility include:
Pushing and blowing snow from driveways and sidewalks onto or across public roads is prohibited by Minnesota State Statute and anyone guilty of this act may be punished with a misdemeanor. Snow that is deposited or left on roadways creates a large hazard to passing motorists and can cause serious accidents.
Load Limit Restrictions
The purpose of load limit restrictions is to protect City streets by limiting the weight of vehicles using the streets. The load limits are 3 tons per axel and are in effect on most local streets for approximately eight weeks in the Spring.
A single post should be used for the mailbox support that is constructed of either a:
Snowmobiles & ATV's
Snowmobiles and All Terrain Vehicles may be operated within the City only during the following times:
A snowmobile or ATV may be operated during times other than those listed for the purpose of returning to the residence of the operator by the most direct route. Snowmobiles and ATV's may not be operated within the City in any of the following locations:
Street sweeping begins approximately mid-April and mid-October and lasts about a week. During this time, please watch for sweepers while driving and keep plenty of distance between yourself and them. Please also do not rake or blow any sand, grass, leaves, or other debris into the streets.
Winter Parking Ban
In order to provide the most efficient and safest snow removal operation, the Newport City Council has implemented a Winter Parking Ban. The ban goes into effect beginning October 1st, and remains in effect until April 30th. This ban prohibits parking on either side of any street between the hours of 2:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.