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Street Condition Update for Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Due to weather-related power outages, multiple traffic signals are not functioning, and others may be snowpacked. If you encounter a signal that is not working or is not visible, slow down and treat the intersection as if it were a four-way stop.

Lincoln Electric System reports about 2,600 customers were without power at 7 p.m. LES can be reached at 888-365-2412 or les.com/report.

LPD reports about 24 accidents in the City today, about the same as last Sunday when conditions were rainy.

Twenty City material spreaders will remain on duty until midnight treating streets with granular salt pre-wet with brine. After midnight, the City will scale back to four crews, one patrolling in each quadrant. Streets are in fairly good condition with some areas starting to show signs of drying.

For tomorrow morning’s commute, drivers are urged to use caution, slow down, be alert for slick spots and allow additional 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, October 14, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

CITY OF LINCOLN
STREET CONDITION UPDATE

NO VOICE REPORT IS AVAILABLE.

For more information:  Diane Gonzolas, City Communications, 402-525-1520
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time:  1:30 p.m.

Twenty material spreaders with plows began treating arterial streets with granular salt pre-wet with brine at noon Sunday.  Brine treatment early Saturday morning and current pavement temperatures are keeping streets fairly clear now.  But dropping temperatures and continuing snowfall could lead to accumulation, starting on bridges.  Drivers are urged to watch for slick spots.

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, October 12, 2018, 5:05 p.m.

Due to forecasted wintry mix on Sunday, 15 City crews will begin applying anti-ice brine to arterial streets at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service predicts near freezing temperatures overnight Saturday with rain changing to snow as temperatures fall Sunday morning.  Depending on the amount of precipitation on Sunday, slick conditions are also possible Monday morning.

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, April 15, 2018, 4:15 a.m.

An increase in snowfall just before midnight Saturday caused Public Works to change the number of crews from four to 20 that worked overnight to spread granular salt pre-wet with brine where necessary.  The material spreading operation is scheduled to end at 8 a.m. today.  Crews report treated streets as wet with normal driving conditions.  Untreated streets and sidewalks may be slick.  Drivers are urged to use caution.
 
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 Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Over the next few hours, 20 City crews will continue to spread granular salt pre-wet with brine where necessary.  Four crews and one supervisor will monitor street conditions overnight.  Crews report treated streets as wet with normal driving conditions.  Untreated streets may be slick.  Drivers are urged to use caution.
 
The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. Mixed precipitation including minor accumulation of snow and ice is 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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Street Condition Update for Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:45 a.m.

Beginning at noon today, 20 City crews will pre-treat emergency snow routes, arterial streets and bridges with granular salt pre-wet with brine.  The application is expected to be completed after 8 p.m. and crews will remain on patrol to monitor street conditions. 
 
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 7 p.m. today.  Rain transitioning to sleet and snow this afternoon is expected.  High winds and snow accumulations up to 3 inches are possible.  Driving conditions are currently normal, but drivers drivers are urged use caution as temperatures drop and snow develops.
 
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, April 6, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

With streets dry and returned to normal driving conditions, crews will suspend winter weather operations at 8 p.m. Drivers are reminded to use caution and be alert for freezing conditions. Record low temperatures overnight may cause flash freezing 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.