Month: December 2015

Snow Removal Update for Thursday, December 24, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

City street maintenance operations have deployed 40 units to plow on snow emergency routes, major arterials, bus routes and school routes. Following plowing operations, street crews will apply deicer material on the main roads, The material spreading operation will continue into the late afternoon to help guard against refreezing.

Lincoln Police Department reports 30 accidents as of 11 a.m. today. The public is advised to use caution and drive carefully, and make sure to stay clear and allow the plow teams the room they need to conduct their operations.

StarTran reports that some buses are running as much as 10 to 20 minutes late.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow). If you have questions, you may call the Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, December 24, 2015, 9 a.m.

As a light snow continues to fall in Lincoln, City street maintenance operations have deployed 20 material spreader/plow combo units to spot treat and plow trouble areas, specifically bridges, overpasses and key intersections. The City is planning a full-scale plowing operation at 10 a.m. with 60 units working on emergency snow routes, major arterials, bus routes and school routes.

The City’s overnight brine application effort has helped prevent snow and ice from bonding to the pavement surfaces. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when driving today. StarTran reports that some buses are running as much as 10 to 20 minutes late.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow). If you have questions, you may call the Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

With a chance for accumulating light snow beginning late tonight and continuing into Thursday morning, Public Works and Utilities will deploy all tanker units beginning at midnight tonight to apply deicing brine to all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus routes and school routes. The effort will continue through the morning and into tomorrow afternoon. Street crews will be prepared for a larger response if conditions warrant.

Hazardous driving conditions may exist Thursday morning. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when driving.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow). If you have questions, you may call the Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.