Category: Street Condition Update

Winter Operations for Friday, January 15, 2021, 5:15 a.m.

City operations:  Twenty crews continue patrolling arterial streets, bus and school routes applying granular salt pre-wet with brine. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective during blizzard conditions. Additional resources are standing by for post-storm plowing and cleanup.

National Weather Service: A Blizzard Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations of up to two inches and winds up to 60 mph are possible.

Weather conditions: Cloudy and windy

Street conditions: Streets are partially snow covered with winter driving conditions. Friday morning and evening commutes will be impacted. Drivers should expect slick conditions and delays. Travel may be difficult to impossible due to near-zero visibility.

Emergency preparedness: Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 14, 2021, 5 p.m.

City operations:  Starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday, 20 City crews will begin patrolling arterial streets, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine if conditions warrant. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective during blizzard conditions. Additional resources are standing by for post-storm plowing and cleanup.

National Weather Service: A Blizzard Warning is in effect from midnight Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations of up to two inches and winds up to 60 mph are possible.

Weather conditions: Overcast and windy

Street conditions: Friday morning and evening commutes will be impacted. Drivers should expect slick conditions and delays. Travel may be difficult to impossible due to near-zero visibility.

Emergency preparedness: Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 7, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

City operations:  Traffic management has ended winter operations for this weather event.

Street conditions: Arterial streets, school and bus routes are damp with normal driving conditions. Drivers should remain alert for slick spots and areas that refreeze overnight.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update, Thursday, January 7, 2021, 5:30 a.m.

City operations:  Twenty material spreaders began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets and bus and school routes at midnight.

National Weather Service:  Hazardous Weather Outlook predicts light snow, drizzle and patchy fog.  This can create slick roads and reduced visibility for the morning commute.

Weather conditions:  Intermittent rain and mixed precipitation.

Street conditions:  Arterial streets are wet and near freezing.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, especially on untreated surfaces

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Street Condition Update for Thursday, December 24, 2020, 10:55 a.m.

City operations:  Traffic management has ended winter operations for this weather event.

Street conditions: Arterial streets are wet with normal driving conditions. Paved surfaces will continue drying throughout the day.  Drivers should remain alert for slick spots, especially in untreated areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Street Condition Update for Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 2:25 p.m.

City operations:  Twenty City crews remain on patrol applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets. Twenty plow crews will pair with the material spreaders to clear streets as snow accumulates. Crews will remain on duty throughout the evening.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Light icing, winds up to 55 mph and snow accumulation up to 2 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: Snow with strong winds

Street conditions: Arterial streets are wet with slush to snow-packed and snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick spots, especially on untreated areas.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 8:55 a.m.

City operations:  Twenty City crews have completed an application of anti-ice brine to bridges and overpasses. Crews will patrol arterial streets throughout the day applying granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed.

National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Light icing, winds up to 55 mph and snow accumulation up to 2 inches is possible.

Weather conditions: Windy, light snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially-dry to wet with normal driving conditions. Drivers should be alert for slick spots as wind increases and temperatures fall this afternoon.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Saturday, December 12, 2020, 12:50 p.m.

City operations:  Traffic management has ended winter operations for this weather event.

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from wet with isolated slush to partially dry.  Paved surfaces will continue drying throughout the day due to rising temperatures and sunshine. Drivers should remain alert for slick spots and areas of refreeze as temperatures drop this evening.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Street Condition Update for Friday, December 11, 2020, 9:10 p.m.

City operations:  Twenty material spreaders are applying granular salt pre-wet with brine on arterial streets and bridges. Crews will remain on duty overnight responding to changing conditions.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until noon Saturday. Up to four inches of snow is possible.

Weather conditions: Light snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from wet with slush to light snow cover. Drivers should be alert for slick spots as snowfall is expected to linger overnight and temperatures fall below freezing.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Street Condition Update for Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 5 a.m.

Street Condition Update for Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 5 a.m.

National Weather Service — Additional rain showers may cause ice accumulation on elevated surfaces through the morning hours.  As a result, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 3 p.m.

Weather conditions – Consistent rainfall began around 11 p.m.

Street conditions – Arterial streets are wet and drivers should be alert for possible slick spots.

City operations – At 2 a.m., 20 crews began spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine focusing on bridges and elevated surfaces as well as major intersections.  Crews will remain on patrol through the morning rush hour and until needed.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov