Category: Parking Ban Update

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.

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

City operations: The first of two snow removal district parking bans this week goes into effect tonight. The first ban is in effect from 12:01 to 7 a.m. Thursday, December 31 in the City’s Downtown snow removal district ONLY. 

The second ban is in effect from 12:01 to 7 a.m., Saturday, January 2 in the City’s remaining seven districts. These include streets in:

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

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.

To assist downtown residents during snow removal district parking bans, free overnight parking is offered at Center Park Garage, 1100 “N” St.  To reduce citations and towed vehicles downtown, the service will be offered from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. when the City is under a snow removal district parking ban. Customers will be charged the posted rate for any time beyond those hours. Vehicles that remain in the garage past 10 a.m. will be charged for the entire time the vehicle was in the facility.   

City operations:  Arterial street plowing is complete. Residential plowing is nearly complete. Crews continue to clean up and readdress areas. Residents are asked to refrain from parking on streets to give plows as much room as possible.

Street conditions: Arterial streets are wet with normal driving conditions. Drivers should remain alert for slick spots and areas that refreeze.

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

Snow Removal Update for Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 9 p.m.

City operations: The Snow Emergency and arterial/bus route parking bans end at midnight. Where allowed, parking will again be available on major streets and bus routes after this time.

Fifty-nine crews will finish clearing arterial streets and bus routes in the next several hours. Thirty-one crews continue citywide residential plowing. Due to additional snowfall a second pass may be needed in areas. This determination will be made once the first pass is completed.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight tonight.

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from wet with slush to partially snow covered. Drivers should observe winter driving conditions and remain on alert for slick spots and areas of overnight refreeze.

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, December 29, 2020, 4:45 p.m.

City operations:  A snow emergency is now in effect. A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets.  A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Residential parking bans are not in effect.

85 City and contractor crews continue to plow arterial streets and bus routes, with completion expected later tonight.

31 crews continue to plow residential streets.  Residents are asked to refrain from parking on streets to give plows as much room as possible. Depending on snow accumulation, multiple passes may be required.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Weather conditions: Freezing drizzle expected to end before 9 p.m.

Street conditions: Arterial streets are snow covered and snow packed. Drivers should be alert for slick spots, hidden hazards and rows of snow from plowing operations.

LTU appreciates drivers giving plow crews room to safely clear snow. 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, December 29, 2020, 11:15 a.m.

City operations:  Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln, effective at 1 p.m. TODAY, Tuesday, December 29. A snow emergency means parking is banned on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets.  A map of these routes is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Residential street plowing is under way. Residential parking bans are not in effect.

Eighty-five City and contractor crews continue to plow arterial streets. Residents are asked to refrain from parking on streets to give plows as much room as possible. Depending on snow accumulation, multiple passes may be required.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Weather conditions: Snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are snow covered and snow packed. Drivers should be alert for slick spots, hidden hazards and windrows of snow from plowing operations.

LTU appreciates drivers giving plow crews room to safely clear snow. 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 Thursday, March 7, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

More than 70 City and contractor crews are plowing residential streets.  Plowing is complete on arterial streets, with conditions varying from wet to partially dry.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets.

A snow emergency remains in effect for the City of Lincoln.  The snow emergency parking ban will end at 5 p.m.  Where allowed, parking will be available on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  Residential parking bans are not in effect, however citizens are encouraged to remove vehicles from the street to allow crews to safely and productively plow streets over the next 24 hours.

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/Parking Ban Update for Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

More than 75 crews are plowing and treating arterial and residential streets.  As arterial routes are completed, more crews will be deployed to residential areas.  Arterial streets vary from wet to slush-covered, and residential streets are snow-covered.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets.

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  Residential parking bans are not in effect, however citizens are encouraged to remove vehicles from the street to allow crews to safely and productively plow streets over the next 24 hours.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m.

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.