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

With plowing operations complete, twenty-three crews will remain on patrol overnight to treat developing slick areas by applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterials streets as needed.  Arterial streets remain partially snow-covered with clear wheel tracks.  Total snowfall did not reach the four-inch threshold for residential plowing.

Be alert for slick areas and black ice overnight and into the morning.  Slow down and allow 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 Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

 

Snow Removal Update for Friday, February 15, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Ninety-three units continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets.  Crews will incrementally end operations over the next five hours as the storm moves out the area and arterial routes are completed.  Material spreaders with plows will remain on duty overnight to patrol and treat trouble spots.  Arterial streets are partially snow-covered.  Because snowfall did not reach the 4-inch threshold for additional operations, residential streets will not be plowed.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. today.  Be alert for slick spots and black ice throughout the day.  Slow down and allow 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 Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Friday, February 15, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Ninety-three units are currently plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial, bus and school routes.  Arterial streets range from partially to completely snow-covered.

The Transportation and Utilities Department reminds residents that when snowfall occurs during regular business hours it is able to dispatch additional units which are otherwise unavailable after 5 p.m.  This escalation of resources allows crews to clear streets sooner while navigating higher daytime traffic volumes.

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 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.

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.