Category: Street Condition Update

Street Condition Update for Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Twenty City crews began treating arterials at 4 p.m. and continue to apply granular salt pre-wet with brine to help prevent snow and ice from bonding to the pavement.  Crews will patrol overnight to respond to changing conditions.  Pavement temperatures are expected to fall below freezing by midnight, and drivers and pedestrians are urged to be alert for slick spots, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Drivers are urged to allow extra travel time, slow down, allow plenty of following distance, and allow City crews plenty of room to work.

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.

Street Condition Update for Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2 p.m.

The rain the City is receiving is expected to turn to snow before midnight.  Twenty City crews will begin treating arterials at 4 p.m.  They will use a light application of granular salt pre-wet with brine to help prevent snow and ice from bonding to the pavement.  Additional crews are on stand-by to be called in if needed.  Drivers are urged to slow down and allow plenty of following distance as winter conditions develop.

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.

Street Condition Update for Monday, November 26, 2018, 4:20 a.m.

Twenty City crews continue to plow and apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Routes will be monitored through 8 a.m. today.

Street conditions range from dry to ice-covered. Drivers are urged to be alert for black ice and other slick areas, 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.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, November 25, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Twenty City crews continue to plow and apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Routes will be monitored through 8 a.m. Monday.

Street conditions range from dry to snow-packed. Drivers are urged to use caution tonight and during the morning commute, watching for black ice and other slick areas.

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.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, November 25, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

City crews are nearing completion of plowing operations for arterial streets, school and bus routes. Over the next few hours, the number of crews will be reduced from 57 to 20, which will patrol all routes throughout the evening, plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.

Treated arterial streets are generally wet with slush. Untreated street conditions are fair with some slick areas. Drivers should be alert for refrozen areas as temperatures fall, and anticipate some streets being recovered by blowing snow.

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.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:25 a.m.

Fifty-seven plow crews have been clearing arterial streets since 5:30 a.m. today.  Crews will continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine until snow and winds subside.  High winds and blowing snow are creating slick driving conditions and reduced visibility. Untreated areas may be ice-covered.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning until 6 p.m. Sunday for Lincoln and Lancaster County. Snow accumulation of up to eight inches and wind gusting to 45 miles per hour are expected. Avoid traveling, and if you must venture out, 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.

Street Condition Update for Sunday, November 25, 2018, 4:40 a.m.

Twenty City crews continue to apply granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets.  Fifty-seven snowplows are on standby to deploy as accumulations increase.  Falling temperatures will create slick driving conditions, which will continue to deteriorate, especially in untreated areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning until 6 p.m. Sunday for Lincoln and Lancaster County. Snow accumulation of up to four inches and wind gusting to 40 miles per hour are expected. Avoid traveling, and if you must venture out, 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.