Month: December 2019

Street Condition Update for Monday, December 30, 2019, 5:30 a.m.

Twenty crews continue to patrol routes applying granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine.  Arterial streets are wet with areas of dry pavement.  Winter driving conditions are in effect.  Flurries are possible through the morning.  Travelers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase your 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 Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, December 29, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

Twenty crews were deployed at 5:30 p.m. applying granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine to arterial streets and bridges.  Winter driving conditions are in effect.  Snow showers are expected to continue through midnight.  Travelers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase your 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 Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, December 29, 2019, 8 a.m.

Twenty crews treated arterial streets and bridges with granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine overnight.  The Traffic Management Center will suspend patrols at 8 a.m. and will remain ready to respond to changing weather throughout the day and night.  Arterial streets are wet with normal driving conditions.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets.

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 Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Saturday, December 28, 2019, 11 p.m.

Beginning at midnight, twenty crews will begin patrolling arterial streets and bridges applying salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine.  Wet pavement and below freezing temperatures create the potential for slick streets and black ice.  Drivers should use extreme caution, especially on untreated streets, and increase following and stopping distance.

The National Weather Service Hazardous Weather Outlook indicates rain transitioning to a wintry mix Sunday morning before changing to light snow Sunday afternoon.

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 Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Monday, December 16, 2019, 4:50 a.m.

Twenty City crews continue to apply brine and granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets as needed.  Crews report arterial street conditions ranging from wet to snow-covered.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice during the morning commute, especially in untreated areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  For more information, call the Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Sunday, December 15, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

More than 60 plow crews continue to clear arterial, bus and school routes to minimize overnight refreezing of residual snow.  Following completion of plowing, 20 crews will remain on patrol overnight, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.  Crews report arterial street conditions ranging from slush-covered to snow-packed.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice during the morning commute, especially in untreated areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov  For more information, call the Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2:15 p.m.

Twenty City crews are nearing completion of their first application of granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine to arterial streets.  At 4 p.m., more than 60 plow crews will begin clearing arterial, bus and school routes to minimize overnight refreezing of residual snow.  Crews report street conditions ranging from slush-covered to snow-packed.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, especially in untreated areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  For more information, call the Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.