City of Lincoln Winter Operations Update, Wednesday, January 27, 9:30 p.m.

Parking bans: A snow emergency is in effect. The residential parking ban will end at midnight Wednesday but will be replaced in some areas by a snow removal district parking ban. Until then, residential parking is still banned on the odd-numbered sides of the street.

Snow removal district parking bans will be in effect from 12:01 to 7 a.m. Thursday, January 28, Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30. In these areas, snow is plowed into rows, loaded into trucks and hauled out of the area overnight. To assist with snow removal, parking is prohibited on both sides of the streets in the districts. Maps can be found at Snow removal districts include:

  • Downtown
  • University Place
  • Havelock
  • Bethany
  • College View
  • 11th and “G”
  • 17th and Washington
  • 25th and Sumner

To assist downtown residents during parking bans, free overnight parking is offered at Center Park Garage, 1100 “N” St. and Green 2 Garage, 530 “P” St. until the ban is lifted or until noon, Sunday, January 31. Customers will be charged the posted rate for any time beyond those hours. Vehicles that remain in the garage past noon will be charged for the entire time the vehicle was in the facility.

City operations:  100 City and contractor crews continue plowing residential streets and will be 100 percent complete by midnight Wednesday, January 27. Complete snow removal operations in Lincoln’s Business Districts will begin at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, January 28. Beginning Thursday morning, January 28, Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) staff will inspect residential areas completed the night before. Plow crews will continue with clean-up efforts Thursday and respond to service requests and additional residential area needs Friday.

Weather conditions: Mostly Cloudy

Street conditions: Arterial streets are generally dry with normal driving conditions. Residential streets are snow packed. Winter driving conditions are in effect on residential streets. Residents are encouraged to report a street that may have been missed by plow crews after midnight, Wednesday, January 27 to LTU appreciates the public’s patience during this historic weather event.

StarTran: Short delays may be expected Thursday, January 28 due to winter conditions.

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