Category: Snow Removal Update

Snow Removal Update for Friday, March 8, 2019, 4:20 a.m.

Fifty-nine City and contractor crews continue to plow residential streets and apply de-icing material to arterial routes as needed.  Arterial street conditions range from dry to partly snow-packed. Residential streets are mostly snow-packed.  Drivers should be alert for areas of refreeze, black ice and packed snow, especially on untreated sidewalks and streets.

A snow emergency remains in effect for the City of Lincoln.  Parking bans are not in effect at this time.

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 Update for Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

More than 75 City and contractor crews are plowing residential streets, which are 50 percent complete.  Arterial routes will be monitored overnight for refreeze.  Arterial streets are generally dry with normal driving conditions.  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.  Parking bans are not in effect at this time. Citizens in residential areas 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, 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.

Snow Removal Update for Thursday, March 7, 2019, 4:25 a.m.

More than 60 City crews are plowing and treating emergency snow routes and arterial streets.  Crews are expected to begin plowing school and bus routes after 6 a.m., when plowing of primary and secondary routes is complete.  Heavy snow and freezing fog has reduced visibility.  Streets are snow-covered and responding well to treatments, but traffic may create snow-packed surfaces.  Drivers should be alert for reduced visibility, slick spots and black ice during the morning commute.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m.  Snow accumulation of up to 5 inches 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 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.