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Street Condition Update for Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:15 a.m.

Four Public Works and Utilities crews continue to pre-treat arterial bridges and key intersections with anti-ice brine.  Crews report normal driving conditions and no trouble areas for drivers.
 
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 Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 1:20 p.m.

With the possibility of frost forming on streets overnight Tuesday, four Public Works and Utilities crews will pre-treat arterial bridges and key intersections with anti-ice brine beginning at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.  Applications are scheduled to be completed by 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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 Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

Public Works and Utilities Maintenance Operations is closely monitoring changing weather conditions throughout the day to determine if any treatment is required to maintain safe driving conditions. Because pavement and air temperatures remain above freezing, icy conditions are not expected. However, drivers are urged to use caution during inclement weather.

The National Weather Service predicts rain and snow showers likely after 5 p.m. today and a slight chance of flurries between 8 and 9 p.m. Snow accumulation of less than a half inch 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 Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 8:45 a.m.

With light snow entering the Lincoln area early Tuesday morning, Public Works began spreading deicers on bridges and overpasses at 6:20 a.m., and ordered a material spreading operation at 7:30 a.m. of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units are deployed and will continue to patrol all routes applying material as needed.

Streets are in fair condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.  Less traveled roads are snow-covered and slick.

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, March 10, 2017, 10 a.m.

In anticipation of winter weather this weekend, Public Works crews worked overnight Thursday to apply anti-ice brine to all bridges, overpasses and key intersections.  Crews will be on standby throughout the evening and overnight Friday to respond as conditions warrant.

The National Weather Service predicts snow beginning Friday evening, with accumulations reaching one to two inches by Saturday morning.  The snow is expected to end by Saturday afternoon, but a mix of rain and snow is possible in the area Sunday night.

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 24, 2017, 10:10 p.m.

At 8:30 p.m., Public Works reduced the number of material spreading crews to four that will spread granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes as needed. The crews also will respond to service requests until later tonight when all units will suspend operations.  Streets are in good condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick 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 Friday, February 24, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Public Works will continue a material spreading operation Friday evening of granular salt, pre-wet with anti-ice brine on all emergency snow routes, arterials, bus and school routes.  Twenty units currently remain deployed.  The number of crews will be reduced later tonight to patrol City quadrants, reapplying material as needed and to respond to service requests.

Streets are in good condition, but drivers are urged to be cautious and watch for slick areas.  Lincoln Police Department reports 39 accidents since midnight Thursday.

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.