Month: April 2018

Street Condition Update for Sunday, April 15, 2018, 4:15 a.m.

An increase in snowfall just before midnight Saturday caused Public Works to change the number of crews from four to 20 that worked overnight to spread granular salt pre-wet with brine where necessary.  The material spreading operation is scheduled to end at 8 a.m. today.  Crews report treated streets as wet with normal driving conditions.  Untreated streets and sidewalks may be slick.  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 Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Over the next few hours, 20 City crews will continue to spread granular salt pre-wet with brine where necessary.  Four crews and one supervisor will monitor street conditions overnight.  Crews report treated streets as wet with normal driving conditions.  Untreated streets may be slick.  Drivers are urged to use caution.
 
The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. Mixed precipitation including minor accumulation of snow and ice is possible.
 
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, April 14, 2018, 10:45 a.m.

Beginning at noon today, 20 City crews will pre-treat emergency snow routes, arterial streets and bridges with granular salt pre-wet with brine.  The application is expected to be completed after 8 p.m. and crews will remain on patrol to monitor street conditions. 
 
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 7 p.m. today.  Rain transitioning to sleet and snow this afternoon is expected.  High winds and snow accumulations up to 3 inches are possible.  Driving conditions are currently normal, but drivers drivers are urged use caution as temperatures drop and snow develops.
 
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, April 6, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

With streets dry and returned to normal driving conditions, crews will suspend winter weather operations at 8 p.m. Drivers are reminded to use caution and be alert for freezing conditions. Record low temperatures overnight may cause flash freezing on untreated 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, April 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Twenty City crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes, spreading granular salt, pre-wet with brine, to promote pavement drying before temperatures drop. They report wet streets and normal conditions for the drive home.

Drivers are urged to use caution. Record low temperatures overnight may cause flash freezing on untreated 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, April 6, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

Twenty City crews will continue patrolling emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. Crews report wet streets and normal driving conditions.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Drivers are urged to use caution. Refreezing may occur as temperatures fall this afternoon and evening.

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, April 6, 2018, 4:45 a.m.

With a high chance of snow starting during the morning commute, twenty City crews are applying a preventive layer of granular salt pre-wet with brine to emergency snow routes, other arterial streets, and school and bus routes.  Routes will be complete before 6 a.m., and crews will monitor and treat developing slick areas as snow moves into Lincoln.

Drivers are urged to use caution and be alert for freezing conditions that could make streets and sidewalks slippery, especially if untreated.

A Winter Weather Advisory for Lancaster County is in effect until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service forecasts up to two inches of snowfall in the region.

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.