Month: January 2019

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 31, 2019, 4:15 a.m.

Twenty City crews will patrol arterial routes through 8 a.m. today, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.  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.

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, January 30, 2019, 9:20 p.m.

Twenty City crews will continue to patrol arterial routes overnight, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed. Arterial streets are wet to partially snow-covered and responding well to treatments.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

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, January 30, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Twenty City crews will patrol arterial routes overnight Wednesday, applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed. Arterial streets are wet to partially snow-covered and responding well to treatments.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

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 Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:45 p.m.

Ten City crews remain on patrol until 8 p.m. plowing drifting snow and responding to service calls. Arterial streets are dry. Residential streets range from dry to slush- and snow-packed.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m.  Blowing snow could reduce visibility and cause drifting.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

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 Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

With plowing and material spreading on residential routes complete, more than 25 City and contractor crews remain on patrol to treat slick areas and remove snow as needed.  Arterial streets are dry. Residential streets range from dry to slush- and snow-packed.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m.  High winds and blowing snow could reduce visibility and cause drifting.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

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 Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:45 a.m.

More than 25 City and contractor crews are expected to complete plowing and material spreading on residential streets by 8 a.m. Crews continued to monitor emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes overnight and report conditions ranging from clear and dry to wet with some slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lancaster County in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected to cause blowing snow and low visibility. Crews will patrol throughout the day to help remove snow blown back onto the street. Drivers should use extra caution in open areas and on exposed bridges.

Once residential plowing is complete, crews will revisit neighborhoods during the day to treat remaining slick areas and remove excess snow or slush. Residential parking bans are not in effect.  Residents are encouraged to use off-street parking to allow crews to more efficiently clear the street.  It is illegal to push or blow snow into streets, alleys or sidewalks, and violators are subject to a fine.

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 9:40 p.m.

Approximately 50 percent of residential streets are clear of snow as more than 60 City and contractor crews continue plowing and material spreading overnight.  Arterial streets range from normal driving conditions to wet with slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

Residential parking bans are not in effect.  Residents are encouraged to use off-street parking to allow crews to more efficiently complete plowing operations.  Residents are reminded that it is illegal to push or blow snow into the street, alley or sidewalk, and violators are subject to a fine.  Those who are unable to clear their properties can call 402-441-7644 to request volunteer assistance or visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow angels).  Volunteer sign-up is also available at this website.

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.