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Winter Operations Update for Thursday, March 10, 2022, 11:55 a.m.

City operations:  More than 20 City crews continue to monitor arterial, bus and school routes for potential hazards. Operations for this weather event are scheduled to end this afternoon.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. today, Thursday, March 10. Additional snow accumulation up to 2 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: light snow

Street conditions: Treated streets are wet with normal driving conditions. Drivers should be alert for slick spots and refrozen areas Friday morning.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Thursday, March 10, 2022, 5:20 a.m.

City operations:  City crews pre-treated streets with anti-ice brine ahead of the storm, and have been out since midnight plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial, bus and school routes.

Weather conditions: Light snow with Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 3 p.m. today.

Street conditions: Streets range from wet with slush to partially covered. Drivers should be alert for slick spots, slow down and increase your stopping distance.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Monday, March 7, 2022, 5:25 a.m.

City operations:  City crews have been out since midnight treating arterial, bus and school routes with granular salt pre-wet with brine. Crews will remain on duty this morning until pavement temperatures provide natural melting.

Weather conditions: Snow has ended.

Street conditions: Winter driving conditions. Streets range from wet with slush to partially covered. Drivers should be alert for slick spots, slow down and increase your stopping distance.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Saturday, January 15, 2022, 2:15 p.m.

City operations:  City crews are plowing trouble spots and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. Operations will conclude this evening as routes are completed.

Weather conditions: sunny

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from partially dry to wet with slush. Drivers should be alert for refrozen areas Sunday morning.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Saturday, January 15, 2022, 8:10 a.m.

City operations:  City crews are plowing arterial routes and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. Street conditions will continue to improve as the temperature rises.

Weather conditions: overcast and windy

Street conditions: Protected areas are mostly clear and exposed areas are partially snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and icy patches.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Friday, January 14, 2022, 4:15 p.m.

City operations:  City crews are treating arterial routes with granular salt pre-wet with brine. Crews will remain on duty overnight and additional resources are available for plowing if necessary.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday, January 15. Winds gusting up to 45 mph and snow accumulation up to 4 inches are possible.

Weather conditions: snow

Street conditions: Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and icy patches as temperatures drop below freezing this evening.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Sunday, January 2, 2022, 2:15 p.m.

City operations: Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) crews will be wrapping up the de-icing treatment on arterial, bus and school routes within the next few hours and will end operations for this event.

Street conditions: Treated streets range from wet with slush to partially covered. Drivers should be alert for icy areas of refreeze during their Monday morning commute.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update for Sunday, January 2, 2022, 8:15 a.m.

City operations:  Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) crews began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine at 8 a.m. this morning to break up snow pack on arterial, bus and school routes.

All parking bans have ended. 

National Weather Service: A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. today.

Weather conditions: Bitter cold temperatures.

Street conditions: Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and icy patches.

LTU appreciates drivers giving plow crews room to safely clear snow.  Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Winter Operations Update for Saturday, January 1, 2022, 4:15 p.m.

City operations:  Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) crews continue patrolling routes to push back blowing snow and are applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. The snow accumulation is far less than anticipated so full-scale plowing operations will not be needed with this event.

The snow emergency parking ban will end today at 9 p.m.  A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

The residential parking ban will end today at 4 p.m. Residential streets are partially to completely snow covered with pavement accumulations generally less than 2”. Plowing will not be needed at this time.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight.

Weather conditions: Cloudy, bitter cold with blowing snow.

Street conditions: Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and reduced visibility from blowing snow overnight.

LTU appreciates drivers giving plow crews room to safely clear snow.  Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Winter Operations Update for Saturday, January 1, 2022, 8:30 a.m.

City operations:  Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) crews are patrolling routes and monitoring for changing conditions. Additional snowfighters are on standby in anticipation of accumulating snow today. The forecast has weakened over the past few hours with reduced snow accumulation totals. Traffic management continues to monitor and will adjust parking bans as needed.

A snow emergency parking ban is in effect.  A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

A residential parking ban will go into effect at noon today. Parking on even-numbered sides of the street will be banned in 2022.

Please plan ahead and move vehicles off emergency snow routes, arterial streets and bus routes. Residential areas should park vehicles in garages or driveways and remove vehicles from the even-numbered sides of the street.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 12 a.m., Sunday, January 2.

Weather conditions: Cloudy. Bitterly cold temperatures and gusty winds.

Street conditions: Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and reduced visibility from blowing snow.

LTU appreciates drivers giving plow crews room to safely clear snow.  Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.