Author Archives: Kellan Heavican

City Guidance On Tree And Debris Removal From Recent Storms

City Guidance On Tree And Debris Removal From Recent Storms

Following storms Thursday and Friday morning, the City reminds residents how to report downed trees: For trees blocking City streets or sidewalks, contact the Lincoln Police Department (LPD) non-emergency number, 402-441-6000.  Do NOT call 911.  LPD is keeping a list of areas and reporting those to the Community Forestry crews. For other damage to other…Read more »

Street Closures Begin Monday

Street Closures Begin Monday

Street closures will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, June 8 at these locations: Sun Valley Boulevard between North 10th Street and Saunders Avenue will be closed to northbound traffic for bridge/street connection repairs on the Oak Creek bridge.  Traffic will be detoured to Military Road and North Antelope Valley Parkway.  This work is scheduled to…Read more »

Public Input Requested On Southeast Street Improvements

Public Input Requested On Southeast Street Improvements

The public has until July 6 to submit comments regarding street improvements in southeast Lincoln.  A video presentation and comment form about the 56th Street and Yankee Hill Road intersection project are available online at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: yankee hill). The public is encouraged to comment on construction phasing and work schedules.  Work on two projects…Read more »

BREAKING: Lincoln Mayor Announces NO Curfew For Tuesday

BREAKING: Lincoln Mayor Announces NO Curfew For Tuesday

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird today announced that no curfew will be in place for the City of Lincoln tonight. A curfew was issued for the past two nights in response to the violence this weekend after peaceful assemblies to protest the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota were disrupted by a small group of…Read more »

Updated: Peaecful Protest Turn Violent Overnight In Lincoln

Updated: Peaecful Protest Turn Violent Overnight In Lincoln

Updated Saturday, 10:57 am Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts weights in publically on the violence in Minnesota and protests occurring in Omaha and Lincoln through a serious of tweets on Twitter. I have seen the video of former Officer Chauvin killing George Floyd, and I am appalled and angry. Events like this break the trust between…Read more »