Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 12 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. (beginning at 2 p.m. today) 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:  80 City and contractor crews continue plowing residential streets and are 70 percent complete. Residential plowing is expected to be complete at midnight Wednesday. As crews complete their residential assignments, they will re-plow arterial routes. Twenty crews are plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes.

Weather conditions: Sunny

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from wet with slush to partially snow-covered. Unplowed residential areas are snow-covered and hazardous. Lincoln Transportation and Utilities appreciates the public’s patience during this weather event. Only streets plowed since 8 a.m. Tuesday are considered completed.

StarTran: Delays may be expected due to winter conditions.

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