City crews on standby, awaiting snowfall

File image of a snow plow on January 22, 2016
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LINCOLN, Neb. – With the National Weather Service forecasting three to five inches of snowfall between 6 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, city crews are on standby for material spreading and plowing as needed.

Conditions are being monitored and will be reassessed between 7 and 9 p.m. regarding the need for treatment, staffing and contractor support to maintain streets in the safest condition possible through the holiday weekend. Drivers are urged to use caution and prepare for limited visibility. Expect slippery streets, sidewalks and bridges overnight.

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.