Category: Parking Ban Update

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

More than 40 City and contractor units continue to plow and de-ice streets citywide.  Crews are working on service requests and cleaning up areas.  Residential streets are about 95 percent complete.  At midnight, four crews will begin clearing snow from removal districts.  Please use off-street parking and be alert for trucks and other snow removal equipment.

Arterial streets range from dry to snow and ice packed with slick conditions.  Routes are being continuously staffed to deliver improved street conditions.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on hills.

A snow removal district parking ban will be in effect for the next three nights.  This ban will be in effect from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1 in the City’s eight snow removal districts.  In these areas, snow is plowed into windrows, 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.  Those include streets in Downtown and the Haymarket; University Place; Havelock; Bethany; College View; 11th and “G”; 17th and Washington; and 25th and Sumner.  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.

The residential parking ban will end at 8 a.m. Wednesday.  At that time, parking will be permitted on both sides of residential streets.

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 Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:50 a.m.

A snow removal district parking ban will be in effect for the next three nights.  This ban will be in effect from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1 in the City’s eight snow removal districts.  In these areas, snow is plowed into windrows, 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.  Those include streets in Downtown and the Haymarket; University Place; Havelock; Bethany; College View; 11th and “G”; 17th and Washington; and 25th and Sumner.  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.

The residential parking ban remains in effect.  It prohibits parking on the odd numbered sides of residential streets.

More than 90 City and contractor units continue to plow and de-ice streets with resources split between arterial and residential routes. Crews are working on the odd sides of residential streets and cleaning up any missed areas. Residential streets are approximately 90 percent complete.

Arterial streets range from dry to snow and ice packed with slick conditions.  Routes are being continuously staffed to deliver improved street conditions.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on hills.

Vehicles parked illegally during snow emergency and residential parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Parked vehicles that block emergency vehicle access may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

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

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 a.m.

More than 60 City and contractor units continue to plow and de-ice streets with resources split between arterial and residential routes.  Crews are working on the odd sides of residential streets and cleaning up any missed areas.  Arterial streets range from dry to snow and ice packed with slick conditions.  Routes are being continuously staffed to deliver improved street conditions for the morning commute.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on hills.

The snow emergency parking ban will end at 8 a.m. today.  Where allowed, parking will be available on emergency snow routes, bus and school routes, and other major arterial streets.  The residential parking ban remains in effect.  It prohibits parking on the odd numbered sides of residential streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Vehicles parked illegally during snow emergency and residential parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Parked vehicles that block emergency vehicle access may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

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 Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:25 p.m.

More than 60 City and contractor crews continue to plow and apply deicing materials to emergency snow routes, arterial streets, bus and school routes, and the odd numbered sides of residential streets.  Arterial streets range from dry to snow and ice packed with slick conditions.  Routes will be continuously staffed overnight to deliver improved street conditions for the Tuesday morning commute.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze.

Two parking bans remain in effect.  The snow emergency parking ban prohibits parking on both sides of emergency snow routes, bus and school routes, and other major arterial streets.  The residential parking ban prohibits parking on the odd numbered sides of residential streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Vehicles parked illegally during snow emergency and residential parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Parked vehicles that block emergency vehicle access may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

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.

Parking Ban Update for Monday, February 25, 2019, 12 p.m.

More than 25 City crews continue to apply deicing materials to emergency snow routes, arterial streets, and bus and school routes.  More than 65 City and contractor crews continue plowing the even-numbered sides of residential streets and expect to complete the first pass within the next few hours.

Arterial streets range from slush to snow and ice packed with slick conditions.  Deicers have been applied to  snow pack, however the sub-zero temperatures are drastically slowing reaction rates.  Winter driving conditions should be observed citywide.

A residential parking ban is in effect on the even-numbered sides, and will terminate at 12 p.m. today with a ban on the odd-numbered sides of residential streets beginning at 8 p.m. this evening.  A snow emergency parking ban remains in effect.  This means 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.

Vehicles parked illegally during Snow Emergency and Residential Parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Vehicles parked in a way that does not allow emergency vehicles to pass may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

This has been a significant winter event and our dedicated crews are working around the clock to clear the way for safer travel, so please be sure to give them plenty of room to do their job.

 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.

Parking Ban Update for Monday, February 25, 2019, 4 a.m.

A snow emergency parking ban and a residential parking ban are in effect until further notice.  This means parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes, other major arterial streets, and on the even numbered sides of residential streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Vehicles parked illegally during Snow Emergency and Residential Parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Vehicles parked in a way that does not allow emergency vehicles to pass may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

More than sixty City and contractor crews continue to plow and apply deicing materials to emergency snow routes, arterial streets, bus and school routes.  Full-scale residential plowing has begun and is expected to take approximately 24 hours before switching to the odd numbered sides of residential streets.

This has been a significant winter event with an average snowfall of nearly 7 inches across Lincoln.  Our dedicated crews are working around the clock to clear the way for safer travel, so please be sure to give them plenty of room to do their job.

 Arterial streets are slushy to snow and ice packed with very slick conditions.  Residential streets are snow packed with difficult driving.  Winter driving conditions should be observed citywide.  Drivers should use caution during their morning commute, stay alert for slick spots, slow down and increase following 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.

Parking Ban Update for Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

The Mayor issued a residential parking ban that went into effect at 3 p.m. today.  This means parking is banned on the even numbered sides of residential streets.  That is generally the north and east sides of the street.  The snow emergency parking ban on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets is still active.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Both bans remain in effect until lifted by the Mayor.

Vehicles parked illegally during Snow Emergency and Residential Parking bans are subject to fines, towing and storage costs at the owners’ expense.  Vehicles parked in a way that does not allow emergency vehicles to pass may be ticketed for obstructing a public street.  For information on towed vehicles, call the Emergency Communications Center, 402-441-7204.

More than sixty City and contractor crews continue to plow and apply deicing materials to emergency snow routes, arterial streets, bus and school routes.  Full-scale residential plowing has begun and is expected to take approximately 24 hours before switching to the odd numbered sides of residential streets.

Arterial streets range from slushy to snow and ice packed with very slick conditions.  Residential streets are snow packed with difficult driving.  Sustained winds have created drifting problems throughout the city.  Operators report 3-foot drifts in neighborhoods. Winter driving conditions should be observed citywide.

This has been a significant winter event with an average snowfall of nearly 7 inches across Lincoln.  Our dedicated crews are working around the clock to clear the way for safer travel, so please be sure to give them plenty of room to do their job.

Property owners are to clear snow and ice from sidewalks by 9 a.m. the day following the end of the snow storm.  When clearing sidewalks, residents should also clear crosswalks, curb cuts and access from the street to, and around, all fire hydrants.  Those who need help clearing their snow, can call 402-441-7644, to request volunteer assistance through Transportation and Utilities Snow Angels Program, or visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow angels).  You may also sign up as a volunteer at this website.

The City reminds residents that it is illegal to push or blow snow into or on any street, alley or sidewalk, and violators are subject to a fine.

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.