Month: March 2017

Street Condition Update for Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 8:45 a.m.

With light snow entering the Lincoln area early Tuesday morning, Public Works began spreading deicers on bridges and overpasses at 6:20 a.m., and ordered a material spreading operation at 7:30 a.m. of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units are deployed and will continue to patrol all routes applying material as needed.

Streets are in fair condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.  Less traveled roads are snow-covered and slick.

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, March 10, 2017, 10 a.m.

In anticipation of winter weather this weekend, Public Works crews worked overnight Thursday to apply anti-ice brine to all bridges, overpasses and key intersections.  Crews will be on standby throughout the evening and overnight Friday to respond as conditions warrant.

The National Weather Service predicts snow beginning Friday evening, with accumulations reaching one to two inches by Saturday morning.  The snow is expected to end by Saturday afternoon, but a mix of rain and snow is possible in the area Sunday night.

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.