Month: November 2018

Snow Removal Update for Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

Twenty city crews will continue treating arterial streets throughout the night, spreading salt pre-wet with brine and plowing as necessary. Streets are slushy or snow covered throughout the City. As the temperature drops they are becoming slick. Drivers are reminded to slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

A National Weather Service winter weather advisory is in effect until midnight. Snow accumulation could total up 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.

 

Snow Removal Update for Saturday, November 17, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Starting at 2:30 p.m., 20 city crews began treating arterial streets with salt pre-wet with brine due to developing snow. Streets vary from wet to snow covered. Drivers are urged to use caution as temperatures continue to fall, creating slick areas. De-icers will continuously improve conditions, but drivers should slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

A National Weather Service winter weather advisory is in effect until midnight. Snow accumulation could total up 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 Friday, November 16, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

Due to a chance of wintry mix and freezing rain on Saturday, 15 City crews will begin applying anti-ice brine to arterial streets at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.

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, November 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

City crews have completed material spreading operations and are no longer on patrol.  Crews report drying streets due to clear skies and rising pavement temperatures, resulting in normal driving conditions.

Residents are encouraged to be alert for isolated slick spots on untreated streets and sidewalks resulting from below-freezing temperatures 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 Friday, November 9, 2018, 4:20 a.m.

Four City crews continue to patrol arterial streets applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.  Drivers are urged to use caution 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 Thursday, November 8, 2018, 4:45 p.m.

Twenty City crews will continue patrolling arterial streets Thursday evening, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.  Additional staff are on standby and ready to respond if necessary.

The National Weather Service predicts a chance of flurries overnight Thursday. Crews report wet pavement and normal driving conditions.  Below freezing wind chills overnight may cause slick areas for Friday’s commute, especially 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 Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 4:55 p.m.

Due to forecasted snow on Thursday, 20 City crews will begin patrolling arterial streets at 4 a.m. Thursday.  Crews will apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.

The National Weather Service predicts snow developing after noon on Thursday with an accumulation of up to two inches possible.  Depending on the amount of precipitation on Thursday, slick conditions are also possible Friday morning.

Unless conditions warrant, there will be no 4 a.m. report on 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.