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Street Condition Update for Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 a.m.

About 20 City crews have been busy overnight spreading salt pre-wet with liquid brine on emergency snow routes, arterials and school and bus routes.  Crews expected to have covered all those routes by 8 a.m.  Freezing drizzle and rain have left streets wet with icy patches.  Streets and sidewalks may be slick so allow extra travel time to reach your destinations this morning.  A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m.

Please stay informed on the status of winter weather 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 19, 2018, 11 a.m.

Twenty City crews have completed treating emergency snow routes, arterial streets and school and bus routes with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Crews will monitor street conditions and will be ready to respond to changing conditions.   A second round of freezing rain is expected overnight.

Streets are generally dry with some wet patches, and streets and sidewalks could be slick in some areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter weather 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 19, 2018, 4:50 a.m.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until noon today.  Drizzle and freezing rain are making streets wet with some icy patches.  Use caution this morning as streets and sidewalks may be slick.  Twenty City crews are spreading salt pre-wet with brine on emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes.

Please stay informed on the status of winter weather 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 11, 2018, 11 a.m.

Twenty City crews completed treating emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine at 9:30 a.m.  All units were recalled, and operations have been suspended.

Crews report that streets are slushy with areas of packed snow.  The warming conditions will break up snow packs and promote drying.  Expect significant melting and drying on residential streets over the next few days as the temperatures continue to rise.  Drivers and pedestrians are urged to use caution on streets, and sidewalks, due to slick areas that developed overnight because of refreezing of wet 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 Sunday, February 11, 2018, 6:05 a.m.

Light snow fell between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Twenty City crews are treating emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours 20 City crews will continue material spreading arterial routes. Applications are expected to completed by 8 a.m.

Crews report that streets are snow packed, wet with slush. Expect melting snow to pack areas throughout the morning as treatments continue working and pavement temperatures rise above 20 degrees.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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, February 10, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Twenty City Crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours crews will continue to patrol arterial routes, treating and plowing trouble spots in preparation for additional snow this evening. Additional units are on standby should another round of plowing be needed.

Crews report that driving conditions are generally good with areas of packed snow. Arterial streets are wet and beginning to dry. Residential streets are snow packed and slushy.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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, February 10, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Another 1-2” of snow is expected to come in this evening between 6-7 p.m. ending around midnight.  Twenty City Crews continue to patrol emergency snow routes, arterial streets, school and bus routes, treating roads with granular salt pre-wet with liquid brine.  Over the next few hours crews will continue to patrol arterial routes, treating and plowing trouble spots in preparation for additional snow this evening. Additional units are on standby should another round of plowing be needed.

Crews report that driving conditions are generally good with areas of packed snow. Arterial streets are wet and beginning to dry. Residential streets are snow packed and slushy.  Drivers are urged to use caution.  Be alert for snow-packed streets and wet sidewalks creating slick areas. Refreeze of wet areas is possible overnight.

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.