Category: Snow Removal Update

Snow Removal Update for Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9:45 p.m.

More than 60 crews are plowing arterial streets, and school and bus routes, spreading granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.  Streets are partially to completely snow covered.  Exercise caution for winter driving.  Slow down, increase stopping distance and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Residents should stay alert for slick areas and black ice overnight and in the morning, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. 

 A National Weather Service winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday. Three to six inches of snowfall are possible, which could create slick driving conditions and low visibility.

 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 Friday, February 15, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Ninety-three units are currently plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial, bus and school routes.  Arterial streets range from partially to completely snow-covered.

The Transportation and Utilities Department reminds residents that when snowfall occurs during regular business hours it is able to dispatch additional units which are otherwise unavailable after 5 p.m.  This escalation of resources allows crews to clear streets sooner while navigating higher daytime traffic volumes.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. today.  Snow accumulation of up to 4 inches is possible.  Be alert for slick spots and black ice throughout the day.  Slow down and allow extra travel time 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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 4:45 a.m.

Twenty City crews are patrolling emergency snow routes, arterials, and school and bus routes through 8 a.m., applying granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Arterial streets range from wet to partially snow covered for the morning commute.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots caused by frost, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. Slow down, and allow extra travel time and following 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.

Snow Removal Update for Monday, February 11, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

Twenty City crews will continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes overnight.  Arterial streets are wet with isolated slick patches due to freezing drizzle and compacted snow.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and black ice, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks. Slow down, and allow extra travel time and following distance.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.  The chance of mixed precipitation with some light icing and snow accumulation remains 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 Update for Monday, February 11, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

Twenty-four City crews will continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes throughout the evening.  Additional resources are on standby should snowfall accumulations increase.  Arterial streets range from wet with slush to partially snow-covered with slick patches due to freezing drizzle and compacted snow.  Drivers should be alert to changing street conditions as storms move through the area.

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.  Mixed precipitation with some light icing and snow accumulation up to 2 inches are possible.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.

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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:45 p.m.

Ten City crews remain on patrol until 8 p.m. plowing drifting snow and responding to service calls. Arterial streets are dry. Residential streets range from dry to slush- and snow-packed.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m.  Blowing snow could reduce visibility and cause drifting.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

 

Snow Removal Update for Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

With plowing and material spreading on residential routes complete, more than 25 City and contractor crews remain on patrol to treat slick areas and remove snow as needed.  Arterial streets are dry. Residential streets range from dry to slush- and snow-packed.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m.  High winds and blowing snow could reduce visibility and cause drifting.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:45 a.m.

More than 25 City and contractor crews are expected to complete plowing and material spreading on residential streets by 8 a.m. Crews continued to monitor emergency snow routes, arterials, school and bus routes overnight and report conditions ranging from clear and dry to wet with some slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lancaster County in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected to cause blowing snow and low visibility. Crews will patrol throughout the day to help remove snow blown back onto the street. Drivers should use extra caution in open areas and on exposed bridges.

Once residential plowing is complete, crews will revisit neighborhoods during the day to treat remaining slick areas and remove excess snow or slush. Residential parking bans are not in effect.  Residents are encouraged to use off-street parking to allow crews to more efficiently clear the street.  It is illegal to push or blow snow into streets, alleys or sidewalks, 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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 9:40 p.m.

Approximately 50 percent of residential streets are clear of snow as more than 60 City and contractor crews continue plowing and material spreading overnight.  Arterial streets range from normal driving conditions to wet with slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

Residential parking bans are not in effect.  Residents are encouraged to use off-street parking to allow crews to more efficiently complete plowing operations.  Residents are reminded that it is illegal to push or blow snow into the street, alley or sidewalk, and violators are subject to a fine.  Those who are unable to clear their properties can call 402-441-7644 to request volunteer assistance or visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow angels).  Volunteer sign-up is also available at this website.

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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal Update for Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

More than 60 City and contractor crews will continue residential plowing and material spreading overnight.  Arterial streets range from normal driving conditions to wet with slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and increase following and stopping distance.

Residential parking bans are not in effect.  Residents are encouraged to use off-street parking to allow crews to more efficiently complete plowing operations.  Residents are reminded that it is illegal to push or blow snow into the street, alley or sidewalk, and violators are subject to a fine.  Those who are unable to clear their properties can call 402-441-7644 to request volunteer assistance or visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: snow angels).  Volunteer sign-up is also available at this website.

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 Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.