Month: February 2017

Street Condition Update for Friday, February 24, 2017, 10:10 p.m.

At 8:30 p.m., Public Works reduced the number of material spreading crews to four that will spread granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes as needed. The crews also will respond to service requests until later tonight when all units will suspend operations.  Streets are in good condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.
 
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 Friday, February 24, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Public Works will continue a material spreading operation Friday evening of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units currently remain deployed.  The number of crews will be reduced later tonight to patrol City quadrants, reapplying material as needed and to respond to service requests.

Streets are in good condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.  Lincoln Police Department reports 39 accidents since midnight Thursday.

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 Friday, February 24, 2017, 11:10 a.m.

As snow continues to fall in Lincoln, Public Works continues a material spreading operation of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units remain deployed to monitor street conditions and apply material as needed.  Plow teams will be deployed if conditions worsen.

Treated streets are in fair to good condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.  Lincoln Police Department reports 16 accidents, three with injuries, since 5 a.m. Friday.  StarTran reports all routes are on schedule.

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 Friday, February 24, 2017, 4:40 a.m.

With wet streets and more snow returning to the area, Public Works is continuing a material spreading operation of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units will remain deployed to monitor street conditions and apply material as needed.  Drivers are urged be cautious and watch for slick areas.
 
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 9 p.m. today.  Light drizzle and snow is expected throughout the day, with snow accumulation expected to be two to four inches.  Lincoln Police Department reports no accidents since midnight Thursday.
 
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 Thursday, February 23, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

At midnight Thursday, City crews will begin a material spreading operation of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units will be deployed and will remain on the roads until late Friday night.  Plow teams will be available if conditions worsen.  There will be no pre-treatment of roads with anti-ice brine due to an expected one-half inch of rain between now and midnight.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 6 a.m. to midnight Friday.  Rain is predicted for Thursday afternoon and evening, which may change into snow after midnight Thursday. Snow accumulation on Friday is expected to be one to two inches.

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, February 8, 2017, 11:20 a.m.

Public Works continues to apply granular salt pre-wet with brine on all arterials, bus routes and school routes.  Twenty vehicles remain deployed.   Some roads may be slick, especially in areas that were not pre-treated, so caution is advised.

The Lincoln Police Department reports six accidents since 6 a.m. Wednesday.  All StarTran bus routes are on schedule.

Please stay informed on the status of snow 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 Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 6:30 a.m.

Intermittent snow flurries and freezing rain began about 1:30 this morning.  The City has all 20 material spreaders applying granular salt pre-wet with brine on all arterials, bus routes and school routes.  Drivers may see slick spots this morning, especially in areas that were not pre-treated, so caution is advised.

Please stay informed on the status of snow 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.