Category: Parking Ban Update

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Sunday, February 7, 2021, 7:25 p.m.

The snow emergency, snow emergency parking ban, and residential parking ban will end at 8 p.m. tonight, Sunday, February 7.

Snow emergency parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect for the City of Lincoln. Until 8 p.m., parking remains banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking also remains banned on the odd-side of residential streets until 8 p.m.

City operations:  70 crews continue to plow and treat arterial streets, school and bus routes. Because extremely cold temperatures over the next 10 days will reduce the effectiveness of de-icing material, crews are applying a sand/salt mix. Residential plowing is scheduled to be completed around 10 p.m. tonight. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until to 10 p.m. tonight. Additional snow accumulation up to 1 inch is possible.

Weather conditions: Light snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially snow-covered.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Sunday, February 7, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

The snow emergency, snow emergency parking ban, and residential parking ban will end at 8 p.m. tonight, Sunday, February 7.

Snow emergency parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect for the City of Lincoln. Until 8 p.m., parking remains banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking also remains banned on the odd-side of residential streets until 8 p.m.

City operations:  80 crews continue to plow and treat arterial streets, school and bus routes. Because extremely cold temperatures over the next 10 days will reduce the effectiveness of de-icing material, crews will use a salt/sand mix. Residential plowing is scheduled to be completed Sunday evening. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until to 7 p.m. today. Additional snow accumulation up to 1 inch is possible.

Weather conditions: Light snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially snow-covered.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Sunday, February 7, 2021, 8:35 a.m.

Snow emergency parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect for the City of Lincoln. Parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking is banned on the odd-side of residential streets.

City operations:  80 crews continue to plow and treat arterial streets, school and bus routes. Extremely cold temperatures reduce the effectiveness of de-icing material, therefore more time is spent plowing to remove as much snow as possible off of priority routes. Residential plowing is scheduled to end Sunday afternoon. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until to 7 p.m. today. Snow accumulation up to 5 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: Snow

Street conditions: Arterial and residential streets are snow-covered.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Saturday, February 6, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

Snow emergency parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect for the City of Lincoln. Parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking is also banned on the odd-side of residential streets.

City operations:  More than 100 crews continue to plow and apply de-icing material to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Residential plowing began at noon and may take up to 24 hours to complete. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, February 7. Snow accumulation up to 3 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: Clear

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially snow-covered. Residential streets are snow-covered.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Saturday, February 6, 2021, 2:25 p.m.

Snow emergency parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect for the City of Lincoln. A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking is also banned on the odd-side of residential streets.

City operations:  More than 100 crews are currently plowing arterial streets, school and bus routes and residential streets. Residential plowing began at noon and may take up to 24 hours to complete. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. today.

Weather conditions: Cloudy

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially snow-covered. Residential streets are snow-covered.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Saturday, February 6, 2021, 8:20 a.m.

Snow emergency parking bans: Lincoln Transportation and Utilities has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln, effective at noon today, Saturday, February 6. A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Parking will also be banned on the odd-side of residential streets.

City operations:  60 crews are currently plowing arterial streets. Residential plowing is scheduled to begin at noon today and may take up to 24 hours to complete. Use the Snow Fighting Map to follow plowing progress at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. today. Snow accumulation of up to 4 inches by noon is possible.

Weather conditions: Snow, wind

Street conditions: Arterial streets are snow-covered. Drivers should expect slippery conditions.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 12 p.m.

Parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect. The residential parking ban will end at midnight Wednesday but will be replaced in some areas by a snow removal district parking ban. Until then, residential parking is still banned on the odd-numbered sides of the street.

Snow removal district parking bans will be in effect from 12:01 to 7 a.m. Thursday, January 28, Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30. In these areas, snow is plowed into rows, loaded into trucks and hauled out of the area overnight. To assist with snow removal, parking is prohibited on both sides of the streets in the districts. Maps can be found at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Snow removal districts include:

  • Downtown
  • University Place
  • Havelock
  • Bethany
  • College View
  • 11th and “G”
  • 17th and Washington
  • 25th and Sumner

To assist downtown residents during parking bans, free overnight parking is offered at Center Park Garage, 1100 “N” St. and Green 2 Garage, 530 “P” St. (beginning at 2 p.m. today) until the ban is lifted or until noon, Sunday, January 31. Customers will be charged the posted rate for any time beyond those hours. Vehicles that remain in the garage past noon will be charged for the entire time the vehicle was in the facility.

City operations:  80 City and contractor crews continue plowing residential streets and are 70 percent complete. Residential plowing is expected to be complete at midnight Wednesday. As crews complete their residential assignments, they will re-plow arterial routes. Twenty crews are plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes.

Weather conditions: Sunny

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from wet with slush to partially snow-covered. Unplowed residential areas are snow-covered and hazardous. Lincoln Transportation and Utilities appreciates the public’s patience during this weather event. Only streets plowed since 8 a.m. Tuesday are considered completed.

StarTran: Delays may be expected due to winter conditions.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 5 p.m.

Parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect. Residential parking remains banned on the odd-numbered sides of the street – that’s generally the south and west sides of the street. Parking is permitted on the even sides of residential streets.

When a residential parking ban is required, parking is banned on only one side of the street. The sides of the street will not switch like in previous years. During residential bans, parking on odd-numbered sides of the street will be banned in odd-numbered years like 2021.  Parking on even-numbered sides of the street will be banned in even-numbered years.

To assist downtown residents during parking bans, free overnight parking is offered at Center Park Garage, 1100 “N” St. and Green 2 Garage, 530 “P” St. (beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday) until the ban is lifted or until noon, Sunday, January 31. Customers will be charged the posted rate for any time beyond those hours. Vehicles that remain in the garage past noon will be charged for the entire time the vehicle was in the facility.

City operations:  112 City and contractor crews are plowing arterial streets, school and bus routes and residential streets. Crews should complete arterial plowing and move into residential areas by 9 p.m.  Material spreaders will continue deicing arterial streets, school and bus routes overnight. Residential plowing continues with completion expected Wednesday night.

National Weather Service: Light snow possible tonight with up to two inches of accumulation.

Weather conditions: Overcast

Street conditions: Arterial streets are snow and ice-packed with some slush. Unplowed residential areas are snow-covered and hazardous. Lincoln Transportation and Utilities appreciates the public’s patience during this weather event.  Residents are reminded that crews are only eight hours, post-snowfall, into a 24 to 36 hour operation to clear historic snow accumulations using more resources than have ever been deployed.

StarTran: Due to buses being temporarily stuck in snow or slowed by other stranded vehicles, some lengthy delays should be expected.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Monday, January 25, 2021, 4:50 p.m.

Parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect. Parking is banned on both sides of all arterial streets, including emergency snow routes, bus and school routes. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Residential parking is banned on the odd-numbered sides of the street – that’s generally the south and west sides of the street. Parking is permitted on the even sides of residential streets.

When a residential parking ban is required, parking is banned on only one side of the street. The sides of the street will not switch like in previous years. During residential bans, parking on odd-numbered sides of the street will be banned in odd-numbered years like 2021.  Parking on even-numbered sides of the street will be banned in even-numbered years.

To assist downtown residents during parking bans, free overnight parking is offered at Center Park Garage, 1100 “N” St. until 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 27. This offer may be extended if conditions warrant.  Customers will be charged the posted rate for any time beyond those hours. Vehicles that remain in the garage past 9 a.m. will be charged for the entire time the vehicle was in the facility.

City operations:  More than 100 City and contractor crews are plowing arterial streets, school and bus routes and residential streets. Multiple passes in residential areas will be required.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Total snow accumulation up to 16 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: Snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are expected to remain snow-covered most of the evening until snow subsides. Drivers are urged to avoid travel.

StarTran: As of 4:30 p.m. today, all service is suspended. Normal hours of operation are expected to resume Tuesday, January 26.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Monday, January 25, 2021, 11:40 a.m.

Parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect. Parking is banned on both sides of all arterial streets, including emergency snow routes, bus and school routes. A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Residential parking is banned on the odd-numbered sides of the street – that’s generally the south and west sides of the street. Parking is permitted on the even sides of residential streets.

When a residential parking ban is required, parking is banned on only one side of the street. The sides of the street will not switch like in previous years. During residential bans, parking on odd-numbered sides of the street will be banned in odd-numbered years like 2021.  Parking on even-numbered sides of the street will be banned in even-numbered years.

City operations:  More than 100 City and contractor crews are plowing arterial streets, school and bus routes and residential streets. Multiple passes in residential areas will be required.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 3 a.m. Tuesday. Snowfall accumulation up to 16 inches and high winds are possible.

Weather conditions: Snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are expected to remain snow-covered most of the day as snow continues to fall. Drivers should be alert for slick spots and reduced visibility.

StarTran: Buses are running on schedule. Depending on street conditions, some routes may be delayed five to 10 minutes.

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