Category: Parking Ban Update

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.

Parking Ban Update for Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:25 a.m.

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Beginning at 10 a.m. today, March 7, 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.

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 Friday, March 1, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

Lincoln residents are reminded that the snow removal district parking ban is no longer in effect. Where allowed, parking is now permitted in the City’s eight snow removal 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.

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, February 28, 2019, 4:20 p.m.

Visitors in Lincoln for the Girls State Basketball Tournament are reminded that on-street parking downtown and in the Haymarket is prohibited from 12:01 to 8 a.m., Friday, March 1.

A snow removal district parking ban remains in effect for Friday, March 1.  This ban is in effect from 12:01 to 8 a.m. 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.

Vehicles parked illegally during a snow removal district parking ban 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.

Crews continue to work on snow removal districts and complete service requests.  Please review parking ban locations and use off-street parking.  Be alert for slick spots and overnight refreeze, especially on untreated areas.

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.

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 Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The snow emergency and residential parking bans for Lincoln have ended.  Visitors in Lincoln for the Girls State Basketball Tournament are reminded that on-street parking downtown and in the Haymarket is prohibited from 12:01 to 8 a.m. only, Thursday Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1.

A snow removal district parking ban remains in effect for Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1.  This ban is in effect from 12:01 to 8 a.m. 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.

Vehicles parked illegally during a snow removal district parking ban 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.

Primary plowing of residential and arterial streets has been completed. Crews will continue working on snow removal districts.  Please review parking ban locations and use off-street parking.  Be alert for slick spots and overnight refreeze, especially on untreated areas.

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.

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.