Month: December 2018

Street Condition Update for Friday, December 28, 2018, 4:35 p.m.

Twenty-five City crews continue to apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  All trucks will be recalled by 8 p.m. and operators are on standby overnight if needed for redeployment.  Arterial streets vary from wet to dry with normal driving conditions.  Overnight temperatures are expected to fall into the single digits.  Drivers are urged to use caution and be alert for areas of refreeze creating slick spots on streets and sidewalks, paying special attention to untreated streets.

This is the last update for this weather event.  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, December 28, 2018, 10:50 a.m.

Twenty-five City crews will remain on duty throughout the day applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  Light to moderate snow continues after reentering the area before dawn.  Streets are responding well to treatments and are currently wet with slush.  Periods of higher snowfall rates may temporarily cause streets to become snow covered and slick.  Winter driving conditions should be observed.

Drivers are urged to use caution. Be alert for frost, black ice and deteriorating weather conditions creating slick spots on streets, sidewalks and untreated areas.  Recent snow may cover previously treated roads.  Please give City crews plenty of room to work.

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, December 28, 2018, 4:20 a.m.

Twenty City crews will remain on duty through 8 a.m. today applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  Street conditions across the city range from dry to wet to slushy to snow and ice covered.

Drivers are urged to use caution. Be alert for frost, black ice and deteriorating weather conditions creating slick spots on streets, sidewalks and untreated areas.  Recent snowfall may have started to cover previously treated roads.  The west and northwest parts of the city have received most of the snow.  Please give City crews plenty of room to work.

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, December 27, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Twenty City crews will remain on patrol overnight, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  Streets are wet and drying across central and southeast Lincoln with normal driving conditions. West and northwest Lincoln received the majority of the snowfall and some streets remain partially covered due to wind.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory will end at midnight tonight.  Periods of light snow and light freezing drizzle are possible.  Be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. Slow down and allow extra travel time and stopping distance. Please give City crews plenty of room to work.

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, December 27, 2018, 5:10 p.m.

Twenty City crews continue to apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  Routes will be monitored overnight.  Treated streets in downtown and southeastern Lincoln are wet with normal driving conditions.  Streets in the northwestern part of the city are wet with some slush.  Untreated streets may have slick areas.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory will end at midnight tonight.  Periods of light snow and light freezing drizzle are possible.  Drivers are urged to use caution tonight and during the morning commute.

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, December 27, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

In anticipation of potentially slick driving conditions over the next several hours, 20 City crews are applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets. Currently, streets are wet but falling temperatures over the next 48 hours may create hazardous driving conditions.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Friday for Lincoln and Lancaster County. Mixed precipitation with rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected.  Drivers should be cautious during the evening commute.

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.

City of Lincoln Snow Removal Update for Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 5 a.m.

Drivers will see some snow and ice covered streets this morning and should be on the alert for frost and black ice.  You’re advised to allow extra time for your commute, slow down and allow plenty of following distance.  Twenty City crews were on the streets overnight plowing arterials and bus and school routes.  They’ve also been apply deicers as needed, using granular salt pre-wet with brine.  If you come across City crews on your drive, give them plenty of room to do their jobs.

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.