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 »


High Wind Damage from Overnight Storms

Severe thunderstorms overnight caused a number of power outages across the city and in Waverly.  Lincoln Electric System’s outage map at one time reported 1,600 people without power. High winds caused a number of large limbs to break with at least one vehicle hit by part of a tree that snapped in the winds near…read more »


StarTran awarded $9.8 Million Grant from CARES Act

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $9.8 million grant award to the City of Lincoln (StarTran), as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020. StarTran will use the grant funding to support its bus and…read more »


TestNebraska Lists Test Sites for Week of June 8

TestNebraska has released the locations, dates and times for testing scheduled for the week of June 8. The State has announced that it will begin phasing in test scheduling for all Nebraska residents, including those who previously completed the online assessment, but did not qualify to complete the test. “We want to ensure every Nebraskan…read more »

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 2 am Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for a large portion of Eastern Nebraska until 2 am Friday morning.  The Nebraska Counties include: ADAMS ANTELOPE BLAINE BOONE BOYD BROWN BUFFALO BUTLER CEDAR CLAY COLFAX CUMING CUSTER DAKOTA DAWSON DIXON DODGE FILLMORE FRANKLIN FURNAS GAGE GARFIELD GOSPER GREELEY HALL HAMILTON HARLAN HOLT HOWARD…read more »