Media Releases

2013

July
Residents Reminded to Take Tree Debris to Designated Facilities (7/27/15)
Open House Set for Yankee Hill Road Project (7/24/15)
City Street Survey Helps Prioritize Street Repair (7/15/15)
StarTran Ridership Increase is Best in State (7/13/15)
City Making Historic Investment in Streets (7/9/15)
Street Closures Planned for Chesney Concert (7/9/15)
Project to Close Van Dorn From 40th to 48th Street Beginning Thursday (7/8/15)
56th and Normal Intersection Closed Due to Utility Hit (7/2/15)
June
Public Urged to Apply for Clean-Up Assistance (6/30/15)
West "O" Street Pavement Repair Begins July 13 (6/30/15)
27th and "O" Intersection Open (6/24/15)
Work on Highway 2 and Warlick / South 14th to Close Lanes (6/22/15)
70th Street Project to Begin Monday (6/19/15)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Friday June 19 (5/22/15)
Lincoln Applies for Federal Transportation Grant (6/9/15)
Volunteers Needed for Oak Lake Cleanup July 5 (6/9/15)
27th and "O" Intersection Closes Sunday Night (6/3/15)
Open House Set for 70th Street Improvements (6/2/15)
May
Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Exchange Set for Saturday, May 30 (5/22/15)
Water Quality Report Available Online (5/19/15)
Intersection Repair Begins at 16th and Old Cheney (5/11/15)
Open House Set for Van Dorn Resurfacing Project (5/10/15)
27th and "O" Intersection to Close for Reconstruction (5/6/15)
Road Construction on Sheridan Blvd. Will Not Hinder Voters' Ability to Access Their Polling Location (5/4/15)
Sheridan Boulevard Closing Monday for Penny Bridge Project (5/1/15)
Storm Drain Construction Near 48th Street to Begin Monday (5/1/15)
Flood Insurance Premiums to Drop Again (5/1/15)
April
Van Dorn Water Main Replacement Starts Monday (4/30/15)
Water Main Replacement Set to Begin May 11 (4/30/15)
Van Dorn Repairs to Close Lanes, Reroute Traffic (4/29/15)
StarPass Offers Unlimited Summer Rides for Youth (4/24/15)
Public Input Sought on Transit Development Plan (4/21/15)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Exchange Set for Saturday, April 25  (4/17/15)
S. 56th Street Widening Project Begins Monday (4/15/15)
Penny Bridge Replacement is Topic of Open House (4/3/15)
Superior Street Repairs to Close Intersection, Lanes (4/3/15)
Open House Set for S. 56th Street Widening Project (4/2/15)
March
StarTran Ready for Transit Week, Spring Game and Stuff the Bus (3/31/15)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins Last Week in March (3/20/15)
Construction on Downtown Protected Bikeway to Begin This Week (3/16/15)
Tree Removal Part of Van Dorn Widening Project (3/12/15)
$10 Million From Antelope Valley Must Be Used for Streets (3/11/15)
Fourth Open House Set for N.W. 48th Street Project (3/10/15)
Mayor Announces Increase in Street Construction Over Next Two Years (3/3/15)
February
LinGro Compost Available for Sale (2/26/15)
Tree Removal to Close Westbound Lanes of Capitol Parkway (2/24/15)
Roper Park Stream Stability Project Starts This Week (2/24/15)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Set for February 27 (appointment only) (2/18/15)
Two Lanes Closed on South Street From 27th Street to 29th Street (2/17/15)
Pothole Surge Winds Down (2/13/15)
Pothole Total Reaches 8,681 (2/11/15)
Pothole Crews Fill 5,423 Potholes in Two Days (2/10/15)
City Deploys Additional Crews for Second Pothole Repair Surge (2/9/15)
January
Public Invited to Learn About Re-Use of Landfill Property (1/28/15)
Old Cheney Open to Traffic Today (1/23/15)
Public Asked to Help Find Stolen Truck (1/22/15)
Portion of "N" Street to Close for Joint City-LES Project (1/9/15)
Tree Recycling Collection Ends Sunday (1/9/15)
Damaged Water Line Results in Brief Localized Pressure Loss (1/8/15)

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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