Month: February 2018

Street Condition Update for Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 5 a.m.

Fifty-four City and contractor crews are plowing emergency snow routes, arterial streets, bus routes, and school routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Once those areas are completed around 8 a.m. crews will continue treating roads as needed.

Crews report some streets are slick and snow packed in areas due to re-freezing.  Drivers are urged to use extreme caution. Be alert for slick areas on streets and sidewalks.

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 Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 9 p.m. tonight. Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected, below the 4-inch accumulation threshold for plowing residential streets.  Crews report roads are snow covered creating slick areas. Drivers should plan for additional travel time and increased stopping distance.

Sixty City crews and contractors are plowing emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine. Parking bans will not be in effect, but residents are asked to move their cars off City streets to help crews with their clearing operations.

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 Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 4 p.m.

Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes plowing and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Crews will remain on duty throughout the evening and into Wednesday if necessary, and additional resources are standing by.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 8 p.m. tonight. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.  Drivers should plan on snow-covered roads and reduced visibility during the work commute today.

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 Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 5:45 a.m.

4 City crews continue to patrol quadrants, plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.  Crews will continue to monitor street conditions.

Crews report streets are mainly clear with patches of slick areas due to re-freezing. Drivers should continue using caution this morning and be alert for slick areas due to ice.

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 Monday, February 5, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

City crews suspended patrolling at 10 p.m.  Four crews will resume quadrant patrols to monitor conditions and treat troubled areas as needed at midnight.

Crews report streets may be wet with isolated patches of packed snow. Drivers should continue using caution during their morning commute and be alert for slick areas due to ice.

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 Monday, February 5, 2018, 4:40 p.m.

Twenty City crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterial streets and school and bus routes, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.  Operations are scheduled to end sometime between 8 and 11:30 p.m. Monday and crews will continue to monitor road conditions throughout the evening.  Areas of packed snow are creating slick areas and drivers should continue to be alert.

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 Monday, February 5, 2018, 12:55 p.m.

Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterial streets and school and bus routes, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. Street conditions will be monitored to determine if additional resources are needed.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook Advisory. Snow is expected across the area today with 1 to 4 inches of accumulation possible.

Crews report reduced visibility and areas of packed snow are creating slick areas. Drivers should continue using caution and be alert for slick areas on streets and sidewalks due to ice.

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 Sunday, February 4, 2018, 4:10 p.m.

Twenty City crews suspended material spreading operations at 4 p.m. They report that traffic is moving well, and slushy and wet areas are quickly drying. Drivers should continue using caution and stay on alert for areas that may refreeze as temperatures drop again. Crews will monitor street conditions overnight and treat as needed.

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.

Snow Removal Update for Sunday, February 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m

Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterial streets and school and bus routes, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to slick areas. Light snow moved out of the area at 9:30 a.m.  However, gusty winds, blowing snow and sub-zero wind chills are causing isolated slick conditions, especially on snow-packed sidewalks or side streets. 

Drivers are urged to use caution. As treatments work, expect streets to become slushy and wet.

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 Sunday, February 4, 2018, 5 a.m.

City crews report normal driving conditions as flurries and light snow appear in Lincoln. They are monitoring street conditions throughout the morning, ready to deploy if slick areas develop.

The National Weather Service expects minimal snow accumulation.  However, sub-zero wind chills and falling pavement temperatures could cause isolated freezing in some areas.  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.