Media Releases

2013

July
"O" Street Sidewalk and Lane Closures at Centennial Mall to Shift Monday (7/17/14)
Street Work in 84th and "O" Area to Result in Closures (7/11/14)
"O" Street Work May Cause Traffic Delays (7/8/14)
10th Street Bridge Repair Starts Tuesday (7/3/14)
"P" Street Reduced to One Lane During Some July Days (7/1/14)
June
Night Lane Closures Continue on Cornhusker Hwy. (6/27/14)
Public Asked to Clean Up Fireworks Debris (6/27/14)
Lane Closure to Begin Monday at Intersection of Centennial Mall and "O" Street (6/26/14)
Volunteers Needed for Oak Lake Cleanup July 5 (6/26/14)
Water Quality Report Available Online (6/20/14)
Open House Planned on Wedgewood Lake Maintenance Project and Access Route (6/6/14)
Improvement Project on Superior to Restrict Traffic Beginning Monday (6/6/14)
Project to Close Streets in Area of 8th and 9th Streets and Park Avenue (6/6/14)
Night Lane Closures Begin on Cornhusker Hwy. Sunday (6/6/14)
Night Lane Closures Begin on "O" Street Tonight (6/4/14)
May
Sections of N. 33rd to Close for Rehabilitation (5/22/14)
Open House Set to Discuss Replacement of Historic Sheridan Bridges (5/22/14)
Free Public Wi-Fi Now Available in Bill Harris Iron Horse Park (5/15/14)
Parts of S. 56th Street to Close Next Week for Repair (5/15/14)
Mayor Announces Winners of Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest (5/15/14)
Mayor Not Recommending Watering Restrictions (5/15/14)
Lane Closed on South 27th Street (5/13/14)
Public Invited to Fifth Waterfest, Public Works Day at Holmes Lake (5/9/14)
Local Haulers to Collect Shoes at Curb Next Week  (5/9/14)
Open House Set for N. 33rd Street Resurfacing Project (5/8/14)
70th Street Closed From Alvo Road to McCormick Drive (5/6/14)
Block of 14th Street Closed for Windstream Repair (5/5/14)
Watershed Study is Topic of Open House (5/2/14)
Recent Changes Reduce Crashes at 14th and Superior Roundabout (5/1/14)
April
Evening and Overnight Road Closures Coming Monday (4/18/14)
Evening Star Shuttle Will Link City Garages and Haymarket (4/18/14)
City's Federal Spending Authority Shifted to South Beltway Project (4/17/14)
Public Input Sought on Water Facilities Plan (4/11/14)
Work to Begin at Centennial Mall and "P" Street (4/7/14)
StarTran Ready for Busy Weekend (4/4/14)
March
Open House Set for 14th and Cornhusker Safety Project (3/31/14)
Southeast Community College Recycling Site to Close (3/26/14)
Limited Tree Removal Scheduled for "P" Street District (3/26/14)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins Last Week in March (3/25/14)
StarTran Offering "Safe Ride Home" March 15 (3/7/14)
Open House Set for 66th and Fremont Safety Improvements (3/6/14)
February
FEMA Approves Another Floodplain Reduction (2/27/14)
Open House Set for Improvements to Airport Entryway Corridor (2/25/14)
Cost Sharing Offered for Water Quality Improvements (2/12/14)
January
Open House Set to Discuss Replacement of Historic Sheridan Bridges (1/30/14)
Tree Recycling Results Announced (1/22/14)
Public Invited to Open House on Storm Sewer Improvements (1/22/14)
Open House Set on Improvements to Old Cheney (1/16/14)
Tree Recycling Collection Ends Sunday (1/10/14)
Artists Needed for 2014 Rain Barrel Art Project (1/10/14)
Third Open House Planned for N.W. 48th Project (1/8/14)
Gov. Heineman and Mayors Stothert & Beutler Announce Partnership Accelerating Highway Maintenance (1/2/14)

2012

December
Artists Needed for 2013 Rain Barrel Art Project (12/31/12)
City Offers Options During Parking Bans (12/19/12)
Residents Urged to Sign Up Now for "Snow Angels" Program (12/18/12)
Public Invited to Open House on Van Dorn Project (12/7/12)
City Celebrates Artistic Snow Plow Projects (12/6/12)
Mayor Encourages Residents to Become "Snow Angels" (12/6/12)
November
Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends Saturday (11/29/12)
Designs for Warlick, 14th and Old Cheney to Be Unveiled November 15 (11/7/12)
Newspaper-Only Recycling Site to Close for Construction (11/5/12)
Public Invited to Open House and Online Town Hall on Solid Waste Management Plan (11/1/12)
October
Scrap Metal Recycling Drive to Raise Money for LPS Program (10/31/12)
Roadways to Open (10/31/12)
Mayor Presents Facts on Storm Drainage Bond Issue (10/26/12)
Separation of Grass and Leaves Continues Until Dec. 1 (10/25/12)
New Locations Announced for Boo at the Zoo Shuttles (10/22/12)
StarTran Offers Free Shuttles for Boo at the Zoo (10/19/12)
City Developing Solid Waste Management Plan (10/5/12)
Recycling Site Temporarily Relocates (10/2/12)
StarTran's 31-Consecutive Day Passes Now Less Expensive (10/1/12)
September
StarTran Offers Reduced Rates for 31-Consecutive Day Passes (9/28/12)
Big Red Express Shuttle Service (9/25/12)
Water Main Break Closes Northbound N. 27th Street (Update) (9/14/12)
Water Main Break Closes Northbound N. 27th Street (9/14/12)
Water Restrictions Now Voluntary (9/13/12)
Public Invited to Celebrate Union Plaza Grand Opening (9/7/12)
Partners Celebrate Completion of Antelope Valley Project (9/7/12)
Mandatory Water Restrictions Remain in Effect (9/6/12)
August
StarTran Reaches Two-Million Rider Mark (8/30/12)
Mayor Urges Residents to Use Less Water (8/24/12)
Water Restriction Violators Will Be Ticketed, Beginning Monday (8/19/12)
Capital City Ready for Game-Day Traffic (8/17/12)
Public Invited to Rain Garden Workshop (8/13/12)
Roundabouts, Roadways to Open Monday (8/10/12)
Mandatory Water Restrictions Now in Effect (8/9/12)
Section of S. 27th Street to Reopen One Week Ahead of Schedule (8/3/12)
Mayor Sets New Goal for Water Conservation (8/3/12)
July
Mayor Urges Voluntary Water Conservation (7/26/12)
Public Invited to Open House on Roundabouts (7/10/12)
Mayor Calls for Voluntary Water Conservation (7/11/12)
Vehicle Crashes Decline as City Grows (7/10/12)
"O" Street, South Street to Reopen (7/10/12)
Public Asked to Help Clean Up Fireworks Debris (7/2/12)
June
Open House Planned on Project at Warlick, 14th and Old Cheney (6/14/12)
Additional Block Closed Downtown (6/8/12)
Open House Set for South 56th Street Design (6/4/12)
Mayor Invites Public to Fourth Waterfest, Public Works Day at Holmes Lake (6/1/12)
May
Mayor Announces Winners of Annual Water Conservation Art Contest (5/17/12)
Mayor Not Recommending Watering Restrictions (5/17/12)
Public Urged to Take Note of Temporary No Parking Areas for Biketacular Event (5/16/12)
Map of Closures and Detours Now Available on City Website (5/3/12)
Open House Set for Safety Improvement Project (5/1/12)
April
North 1st Street Closed Due to Water Main Break (4/26/12)
Public Invited to Open House on Tyrrell Park Stream Improvements (4/24/12)
City Crews Stop Overflow Caused by Wastewater Sewer Line Stoppage (4/16/12)
"O" Street to Close From 17th to 21st Streets (4/6/12)
UNL Spring Game "Big Red Express" Service (4/6/12)
March
StarTran is Stuffing the Bus for Friendship Home (3/30/12)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins Last Week in March (3/21/12)
Public Invited to Open House on Old Cheney Road Improvements (3/13/12)
Westbound Lane of "A" Street to Reopen (3/7/12)
Open House for N. 27th Street Viaduct Project Set for March 6 (3/2/12)
February
Multi-Lane Roundabout Project Wins Engineering Excellence Award (2/22/12)
Public Invited to Open House on Downtown Projects (2/9/12)
Residential Plowing Expected to Begin This Evening (2/4/12)
City Offers Options During Parking Bans (2/3/12)
City Updating Pavement Condition Survey (2/2/12)
City Has Filled More Than 7,000 Potholes This Winter (2/2/12)
January
StarTran Sees 20 Percent Increase in Ridership Over Two Years (1/27/12)
Westbound Lanes at 11th and "O" to Close for Water Main Project (1/26/12)
Open House for N. 14th Improvements Set for January 25 (1/19/12)
Tree Recycling to Continue at Hofeling Enterprises (1/10/12)
City of Hickman Railroad Quiet Zone Feasibility Study Information Meeting (1/10/12)
StarTran Offers Free Shuttle for Concert (1/9/12)
Sunday is Last Day to Recycle Trees at City Sites (1/6/12)

2011

December
City to Recycle Trees for 25th Year (12/23/11)
Artists Needed for 2012 Rain Barrel Art Project (12/15/11)
Mayor Names Esposito Director of Public Works and Utilities (12/12/11)
November
Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends Thursday (11/29/11)
Save With StarTran Holiday Sale (11/23/11)
FEMA Proposes Modifications to Base Flood Elevations for Little Salt Creek (11/17/11)
StarTran Named One of Top 200 Bus Fleets (11/17/11)
Lincoln Recycles Day is Saturday (11/9/11)
LES to Purchase Landfill Gas from City (11/8/11)
Separation of Grass and Leaves Continues Through November (11/1/11)
October
Wastewater Maintenance Workers Stop Overflow Caused by Sewer Line Stoppage (10/28/11)
Startran Low Income Pass Increase (10/21/11)
StarTran Advisory Board Public Hearing on Proposed Route Adjustments
Recycling Drive to Benefit LPS Program (10/14/11)
City Encourages Residents to Pledge for Lincoln Recycles Day (10/14/11)
Public Meeting on North 14th Street Project Now Set for October 12 (10/6/11)
Public Meeting Set for North 14th Street Project (10/4/11)
UNL Recycling Site Temporarily Moved (10/4/11)
September
Agreement Reached on Antelope Valley Bridge Repair (9/12/11)
Mayor Announces Management Changes (9/6/11)
Open House Planned for Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Study (9/1/11)
StarTran Advisory Board Public Hearing Notice (9/1/11)
August
Capital City Ready for Game-Day Traffic (8/26/11)
EPA Grant Awarded to Lincoln for Theresa Street Wastewater Treatment Facility Remote Site (8/24/11)
Open House Set for South Street Bridge Reconstruction (8/22/11)
Residents Reminded to Take Tree Debris to Designated Facilities (8/19/11)
Single Lane Closed on Old Cheney (8/15/11)
Facilities Continue Accepting Tree Debris (8/9/11)
Multi-lane Roundabouts to Open (8/4/11)
July
StarTran Big Red Express Shuttle Service (7/29/11)
Public Invited to Open House on Antelope Creek Improvements (7/21/11)
StarTran Advisory Board Public Hearing Notice (7/20/11)
Open House Set for Downtown Improvements (7/13/11)
Recycling Site Closed Until Monday for Driveway Repair (7/12/11)
Public Invited to Open House on Drainage Improvement Project (7/8/11)
June
May
Public Invited to Open House on S. 56th Street Rehabilitation Project (5/26/11)
"Crew at the Zoo" to Feature Public Works (5/20/11)
StarTran Encourages Residents to "Dump The Pump" (5/20/11)
Free Computer Recycling Offered This Weekend (5/17/11)
KFOR "Taste of Home" Cooking School Shuttle (5/10/11)
Mayor Announces Winners Of Annual Water Conservation Art Contest (5/5/11)
Mayor Not Recommending Watering Restrictions (5/5/11)
"Shredding Day" Results Announced (5/4/11)
"O" Street To Close Tonight During Evening Hours For Pavement Marking (5/3/11)
April
Recycling Office To Sponsor "Shredding Day" Saturday (4/26/11)
Section Of Pioneers Boulevard To Close For Six Weeks (4/22/11)
"O" Street To Close During Evening, Overnight Hours For Street Rehab Work (4/15/11)
Public Invited To Open House On Pioneers Boulevard Project (4/14/11)
"Clean Your Files Week" Begins April 17 (4/11/11)
Residents Invited To Share Ideas On Access Management Policy (4/7/11)
City Kicks Off Bike And Bus Program (4/4/11)
Holdrege Street Projects Begin This Month (4/4/11)
March
Public Invited To Open House On 1st Street Improvements (3/24/11)
Separation Of Grass And Leaves Begins Last Week In March (3/23/11)
Owners Of Romantix, Gourley Piano Buildings Reach Demolition Agreement (3/17/11)
Public Invited To Open House On Sheridan Boulevard Project (3/7/11)
Lincoln Named A Top 15 City For Transit Innovation (3/3/11)
City Partners With LES And UNL To Test Energy Technologies (3/3/11)
February
Downtown Recycling Site To Move (2/25/11)
Water Customers Urged To Complete Cross Connection Survey (2/17/11)
Pothole Repair Requests Drop By Nearly 98 Percent (2/9/11)
Railroad Crossing Closed To Prepare For Quiet Zone (2/8/11)
Open House Set For New Section Of Antelope Valley Parkway (2/7/11)
Residents Reminded To Clear Sidewalks (2/3/11)
Residents Urged To Recycle Old License Plates (2/1/11)
Tree Mulch Now Available (2/1/11)
January
Antelope Valley Trails Reopen (1/28/11)
Council To Consider StarTran Audit (1/28/11)
35th and Adams Closed For Shed Replacement (1/25/11)
City Discontinues Use Of FirstCall Phone Notification System For Parking Bans (1/20/11)
Crash Disables Wayside Horn At 35th And Adams (1/12/11)
FirstCall Takes Responsibility For Overnight Phone Calls (1/10/11)
Sunday Is Last Day To Recycle Trees At City Sites (1/7/11)
Ribbon Cut For New Water Pipeline (1/6/11)
Bridge Issues Close Antelope Valley Trails (1/6/11)

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