Month: January 2017

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

With the National Weather Service forecasting a possible ice storm in the days ahead, the City will apply anti-ice brine to all arterials, bus routes and school routes. Public Works crews will begin the process at midnight tonight and hope to finish by noon tomorrow.  Crews will also be on standby throughout the weekend for material spreading operations.

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

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 5, 2017, 8:45 a.m.

Public Works has completed most of the plowing and material spreading operations on all emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes. Twenty material spreaders remain deployed, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine on requested and hazardous areas.

Lincoln Police Department reports 15 accidents occurring since midnight Wednesday.  Arterial streets are in good condition.  Residential streets are snow-covered and drivers are urged to use caution.

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

Street Condition Update for Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 9 p.m.

City crews are patrolling all emergency snow routes, arterial, school and bus routes, monitoring road conditions and plowing problem areas only.  Twenty vehicles have been deployed and an additional 24 plow crews are on standby should conditions warrant.  Following completion of the plowing operation sometime overnight, Public Works will begin a material spreading operation of granular salt, pre-wet with deicing brine on the same routes.

Lincoln Police Department reports 11 accidents occurring since noon Wednesday.  Arterials are in good driving condition with some snow and ice-covered areas.  Cold temperatures are helping maintain safe driving conditions, as the snow remains dry and is swept away in busier travel lanes.  Residential streets are snow-covered and slick.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until, 6 a.m., Thursday, January 5.  Snow accumulation could range from one to three inches.  Windy conditions could reduce visibility.

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