Month: February 2018

Street Condition Update for Sunday, February 11, 2018, 6:05 a.m.

Light snow fell between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Twenty City crews are treating emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours 20 City crews will continue material spreading arterial routes. Applications are expected to completed by 8 a.m.

Crews report that streets are snow packed, wet with slush. Expect melting snow to pack areas throughout the morning as treatments continue working and pavement temperatures rise above 20 degrees.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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 Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Twenty City Crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours crews will continue to patrol arterial routes, treating and plowing trouble spots in preparation for additional snow this evening. Additional units are on standby should another round of plowing be needed.

Crews report that driving conditions are generally good with areas of packed snow. Arterial streets are wet and beginning to dry. Residential streets are snow packed and slushy.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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 Saturday, February 10, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Another 1-2” of snow is expected to come in this evening between 6-7 p.m. ending around midnight.  Twenty City Crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours crews will continue to patrol arterial routes, treating and plowing trouble spots in preparation for additional snow this evening. Additional units are on standby should another round of plowing be needed.

Crews report that driving conditions are generally good with areas of packed snow. Arterial streets are wet and beginning to dry. Residential streets are snow packed and slushy.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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 Saturday, February 10, 2018, 12 p.m.

Twenty City crews remain on duty, patrolling emergency snow routes, arterial streets and school and bus routes after arterial street plowing ended at 10 a.m. They are focused on plowing or treating trouble areas with granular salt pre-wet with brine.

Driving conditions are generally good. Streets are mostly wet with slush, with some areas of snow pack that could be slick. Expect slush to increase as treatments continue working. Drivers are urged to use caution.

According to the National Weather Service’s hazardous weather outlook, snow is expected to redevelop this afternoon and evening, adding another one to two inches of snow accumulation. Additional units are on standby should more plowing be warranted.

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 Saturday, February 10, 2018, 5 a.m.

The City began to see dry snowfall intermittently around 9 p.m. Friday night and end about 2 a.m. this morning.  At midnight sixty-eight City crews and contractors began plowing emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Crews will continue plowing until 7 a.m., treating trouble spots with granular salt.

Crews report that driving conditions are fairly good with areas of packed snow.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow packed areas creating slick 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 Friday, February 9, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Intermittent snow flurries have begun to enter the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Saturday.  Two to four inches of snow are expected.  Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Crews will continue patrolling and reassessing streets as the winter weather moves into the area. Additional crews are on standby.

Crews report that traffic is moving well and streets are generally dry.  Drivers are urged to use caution as the winter weather moves in overnight.  Be alert for deteriorating weather conditions creating 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 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.