A residential parking ban went into effect at 8 a.m. Thursday morning. That means parking is banned on the even-numbered sides of the streets – the north and east sides. The snow emergency also remains in effect. That means parking is banned on emergency snow routes, bus routes and other major arterial streets.
Lincoln received 4.5 inches of snow, and City crews began plowing about 5 p.m. Wednesday evening. About 78 crews worked overnight on the major streets. Because of the blowing snow, the plows had to cover the routes several times. A sanding operation also began at about 4 a.m. this morning. Streets are slick, and drivers are advised to use caution. The Lincoln Police Department reports there were 22 accidents between 4 p.m .and midnight Wednesday and another two since midnight..
Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov and in the blue pages of your phone directory. If you have questions, you may call the Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.
The Village of Eagle in Cass County has issued a Snow Emergency from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday.
The City of Grand Island has declared a snow emergency from noon on Wednesday to noon on Thursday.
The City of Kearney Street Division announced a Snow Emergency is in effect Wednesday at noon until Thursday at noon.
The City of Minden declared a snow emergency starting Wednesday at 9 p.m. until noon Friday. All vehicles must be removed off Emergency Snow Routes or be towed.
St. Paul has declared a snow emergency from 1am-8am Friday. All vehicles need to be off the street.
Yutan Snow Emergency in effect Wednesday at 4 p.m. until Thursday at 4 p.m. All vehicles must removed from any public streets within the city. Violators will be subject to tow.