Month: February 2019

Street Condition Update for Friday, February 15, 2019, 9 a.m.

Twenty City crews are patrolling arterial, bus and school routes applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.  Plow crews are standing by.  Bridges and key intersections were pretreated with anti-ice brine overnight.  Arterial streets are becoming wet and partially snow-covered.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. today.  Snow accumulation of up to 4 inches is possible.  Be alert for slick spots and black ice throughout the day.  Slow down and allow yourself extra travel time 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 Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 4:45 a.m.

Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterials, and school and bus routes through 8 a.m., applying granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Arterial streets range from wet to partially snow covered for the morning commute.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots caused by frost, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. Slow down, and allow extra travel time and following 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 Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Monday, February 11, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

Twenty City crews will continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes overnight.  Arterial streets are wet with isolated slick patches due to freezing drizzle and compacted snow.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. Slow down, and allow extra travel time and following distance.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.  The chance of mixed precipitation with some light icing and snow accumulation remains 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 Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Monday, February 11, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

Twenty-four City crews will continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes throughout the evening.  Additional resources are on standby should snowfall accumulations increase.  Arterial streets range from wet with slush to partially snow-covered with slick patches due to freezing drizzle and compacted snow.  Drivers should be alert to changing street conditions as storms move through the area.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.  Mixed precipitation with some light icing and snow accumulation up to 2 inches are possible.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, 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 Monday, February 11, 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Twenty City crews will continue applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes throughout the day.  Additional crews are on standby for plowing operations.  Streets are wet with slick patches due to freezing drizzle.  Conditions are expected to deteriorate today and tonight as a winter storm moves into the area.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.  Mixed precipitation with 0.1 of an inch of ice accumulation and snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, 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 Monday, February 11, 2019, 7 a.m.

Twenty City crews began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, and bus and school routes at 4 a.m. this morning.  Streets currently are wet with normal driving conditions.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight tonight.  Mixed precipitation is expected.  Snow accumulation of one to three inches is possible.  Drivers should use caution and be alert for slick spots, 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 Sunday, February 10, 2019, 12 p.m.

Twenty City crews began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets after midnight, and will suspend operations at noon today.  Streets currently are wet with normal driving conditions.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 6 a.m. Monday until midnight Monday.  Mixed precipitation is expected.  Drivers should use caution overnight and be alert for slick spots, 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 Sunday, February 10, 2019, 8:30 a.m.

Twenty City crews began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine after midnight to arterial streets and will continue until precipitation moves out of the area.  Streets are currently wet to partially snow covered with winter driving conditions.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. Monday until midnight Monday.  Mixed precipitation of freezing drizzle and snow.  Snow accumulation of one to two inches is possible.  Drivers should use caution and be alert for slick spots, 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 Thursday, February 7, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

Twenty City crews will complete and suspend material spreading at noon today.  Streets are generally wet and becoming dry with near normal driving conditions.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon.  A wind chill advisory is in effect until noon Friday.  Drivers should use caution and be alert for slick spots, 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 Thursday, February 7, 2019, 4 a.m.

Twenty City crews remain on duty treating arterial streets, bus and school routes with granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.  Streets are currently wet to partially snow covered with winter driving conditions.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon.  Snow accumulation of up to half an inch is possible. Blowing snow and very cold wind chills can be expected.  Drivers should use caution and be alert for slick spots, 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.