Solid Waste Management Media Releases

2017

November
Portion of Holdrege to Close Monday (11/19/17)
Leighton Avenue and 84th Intersection Partially Closed (11/17/17)
Some Downtown Intersections Will Have Flashing Lights Thursday Morning (11/15/17)
Lincoln to Celebrate America Recycles Day (11/14/17)
Portion of Adams Street to Close Monday (11/12/17)
Portion of "N" Street Downtown to Close Monday (11/12/17)
Portion of Pine Lake Road to Close Tuesday (11/9/17)
Burning Leaves and Yard Waste is Illegal (11/7/17)
Lanes of North 10th Street Downtown (11/6/17)
Mayor Says Delaying Biogas Project is Unnecessary and Costly (11/2/17)
October
Northbound Lanes of S. 84th Street Temporarily Closed at Highway 2 (10/30/17)
Portion of Northbound S. 48th Street Closed (10/30/17)
City to Sell Biogas for Vehicle Fuel (10/27/17)
Motorists Should Avoid 9th and Van Dorn (10/26/17)
Westbound Rosa Parks Way Reduced to Single Lane October 26 (10/25/17)
Protect Yourself Against Frozen Pipes (10/25/17)
Lanes of "N" Street Closed Until November 3 (10/23/17)
New Online Map Shows Street Sweeping Progress (10/23/17)
Normal Blvd. Opens Early (10/23/17)
Mayor Encourages Support for Half-Marathon (10/23/17)
StarTran Receives Federal Grant for Electric Buses (10/23/17)
North 17th Street on UNL City Campus to Temporarily Close Wednesday (10/16/17)
Residents Urged to Use More Caution in Construction Zones (10/13/17)
Portion of 48th Street Temporarily Closed for Gas Line Repair (10/13/17)
Portion of Normal Blvd. to Close October 16 (10/12/17)
Open House for West "A" Street Improvement Project Set for October 19 (10/12/17)
Portion of South 84th Street to Close October 14 (10/11/17)
Portion of South Street Closed Until Noon Tomorrow (10/9/17)
Open House Set on Haymarket Improvements (10/5/17)
South 9th Street Now Open (10/4/17)
September
Portion of South 9th Street Closed Until October 4 (9/25/17)
Portion of South 56th Street to Close Monday (9/22/17)
Eastbound Capitol Parkway Reduced to Single Lane Until September 27 (9/22/17)
Section of N. 33rd Street to Reopen Tomorrow (9/22/17)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday September 30th (9/22/17)
Temporary Road Closures on Friday for UNL Homecoming (9/21/17)
Temporary Road Closures Near Capitol Begin Thursday (9/20/17)
Portion of South 9th Street to Close September 25 (9/19/17)
Portion of Old Cheney Road Closed Until Noon Today (9/15/17)
Portion of Old Cheney Road Closed Today (9/14/17)
East Yankee Hill Road Open to Through Traffic (9/6/17)
August
Alley Repaving Project to Begin September 5 (8/30/17)
Capital City Ready for Gameday Traffic (8/24/17)
Mayor Cuts Ribbon for New Hazardous Materials Collection Center (8/24/17)
Block of South Street Eastbound to Be Closed August 24 Through 31 (8/23/17)
27th and Van Dorn Intersection Closed Until 4 P.M. Today (8/22/17)
Residents Advised to Preview Driving Routes to Avoid Back-to-School Delays (8/11/17)
North 27th Street Viaduct Reduced to Single Lanes August 10 (8/9/17)
16th Street Now Open (8/8/17)
City Crews Stop Overflow From Blocked Sanitary Sewer Line (8/1/17)
July
Old Cheney Road Improvement Project Completed Ahead of Schedule (7/28/17)
South 27th Lane Restrictions to Begin July 24 (7/21/17)
Storm Drain Mural Project Under Way This Week (7/18/17)
UNL City Campus Street Project to Begin Monday (7/7/17)
Water Main Project to Begin Monday (7/7/17)
Portion of South 27th Street to Close Thursday (7/5/17)
June
Portion of Northbound 84th Street Closed for Next Several Hours (6/27/17)
Volunteers Needed for Oak Lake Cleanup July 5 (6/27/17)
Public Asked to Clean Up Fireworks Debris (6/26/17)
Portion of Yankee Hill Road to Open Friday, June 23 (6/21/17)
Deadline Extended for Storm Drain Mural Project (6/17/17)
Portion of 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road Intersection to Reopen Friday, June 16 (6/15/17)
Portion of North 56th Street to Close June 14 (6/12/17)
Portions of Sumner and Oldham Streets to Close June 12 (6/9/17)
Household Hazardous Waste Collections Scheduled for Friday June 16th and Saturday June 17th (6/9/17)
Water Main Break Closes Section of Westbound Vine (6/9/17)
"A" Street Between 27th Street and Normal Blvd. to Close Wednesday (6/5/17)
Artists Needed for Storm Drain Mural Project (6/5/17)
North 17th Street Between "Q" and Vine Streets Reduced to One Lane Beginning Tuesday (6/5/17)
May
Mayor, Local Officials Announce South Beltway Funding Plan (5/31/17)
33rd Street Project to Begin June 19 (5/26/17)
Open House for Briarhurst Street Project is June 1 (5/24/17)
Open House Set for West "A" Improvement Project (5/22/17)
Artists Needed for Storm Drain Mural Project (5/19/17)
56th and Old Cheney Intersection to Reopen Saturday (5/12/17)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday May 20th (5/12/17)
Portion of Fremont Street to Close Monday (5/11/17)
Open Houses Set for Salt Creek Bridges Project (5/11/17)
Mayor Presents Awards in Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest (5/11/17)
Open House for 33rd Street Project is May 16 (5/9/17)
17th Street Closed Sunday for Lincoln Marathon (5/5/17)
Portion of Superior Street to Close Sunday Morning (5/5/17)
Lane Restrictions on S. 84 Begin Wednesday Morning (5/2/17)
April
56th and Old Cheney Intersection Closure Rescheduled for May 2 (4/28/17)
StarTran Has Two New Tools to Help Riders (4/27/17)
56th and Old Cheney Work to Begin April 26 (4/24/17)
Lane Closures to Begin Monday on S. 70th Street (4/21/17)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday April 29th (4/21/17)
Mayor Urges Residents to "Be a Recycling Champion" (4/20/17)
Coddington Avenue Closing Overnight Wednesday From Van Dorn St. to Pioneers Park Entrance (4/19/17)
Section of 40th Street to Close April 17 (4/13/17)
Street Improvement Projects to Begin April 17 (4/13/17)
Open House Set for Residential Pavement Repair Project (4/13/17)
Open House Set for 10th Street Bridge Replacement (4/12/17)
Open House Set for Watershed Master Plans (4/11/17)
Open House Set for Old Cheney Road Improvement Project (4/6/17)
Open House Set for Stevens Creek Sanitary Sewer Project (4/6/17)
Portion of 84th Street Closing Today (4/5/17)
March
StarTran Ready for "Stuff the Bus" and Spring Game (3/31/17)
Open House Set for Two Street Improvement Projects (3/31/17)
Open House Set for Intersection Improvement Project (3/29/17)
South 27th Closed Thursday Morning Between Van Dorn and Sheridan (3/29/17)
Temporary Closures Begin Today for S. Coddington Ave. and W. Van Dorn Intersection (3/28/17)
Normal Blvd. Improvements to Resume Saturday (3/27/17)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins April 1 (3/23/17)
Open House Set for 14th and Old Cheney Improvement Project (3/15/17)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Friday March 24th (3/10/17)
Investment and Project Coordination Keep "Lincoln on the Move" (3/9/17)
Teton Drive to Partially Close at 70th St. Intersection (3/8/17)
Portion of Superior Street to Close Monday (3/3/17)
February
Section of South 16th Closed for Repairs (2/28/17)
South 70th Lanes Closed for Water Main Repair (2/22/17)
Second Open House Set for 56th and Morton Drainage Improvement Project (2/21/17)
Work on Yankee Hill Road Project to Resume (2/17/17)
Water Main Replacement Projects to Begin (2/16/17)
Water Main Break Closes Lanes of South 27th (2/16/17)
Mayor Says Investment, Ideas and Innovation Leading to Improved Streets (2/9/17)
56th and Holdrege Intersection to Close Sunday Night (2/3/17)
Public Invited to Open House on N. 33rd Street Storm Drain and Road Project (2/2/17)
January
Cardboard Ban Part of Recycling Compromise (1/20/17)
Public Invited to Open House on Sanitary Sewer Projects (1/12/17)
Block of North 11th Reopened After Water Main Break (1/4/17)
Water Main Break Closes Block of 11th in Downtown Lincoln (1/3/17)
Public Invited to Open House on Deadmans Run Study (1/3/17)

2016

December
City Offices Closed December 26 and January 2 (12/23/16)
Open House Set for 16th Street Improvement Project (12/23/16)
City Tree Recycling Service Begins December 25 (12/23/16)
Sections of Pine Lake Road to Close This Week (12/20/16)
Residents, Businesses and Organizations Urged to Sign Up Now for "Snow Angels" Program (12/7/16)
U.S. 77 Not Open to Bluff Road Landfill (12/6/16)
Section of "A" Street to Close Next Week (12/2/16)
Block of "O" Street Downtown to Remain Closed Through Weekend (12/2/16)
Open House Set for 14th and Cornhusker Safety Project (12/1/16)
November
Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends December 1 (11/23/16)
Block of "O" Street Downtown to Close Next Week (11/23/16)
Flyers on Christmas Tree Recycling Program Available (11/23/16)
Take Steps Now to Prevent Frozen Pipes (11/10/16)
Lincoln to Celebrate America Recycles Day (11/9/16)
October
Block of Leighton to Close for Storm Sewer Improvements (10/31/16)
StarTran Celebrates New Routes During First Friday Art Walk (10/31/16)
Separation of Grass and Leaves Continues Until Dec. 1 (10/27/16)
StarTran to Offer Free Boo at the Zoo Shuttle Service (10/26/16)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday October 22nd (10/19/16)
Work on Building to Cause Lane Closure on Havelock Avenue (10/12/16)
Water Main Break Closes Portion of South Street (10/3/16)
September
Section of Normal to Close Beginning Thursday (9/28/16)
Open House Set for 56th and Morton Drainage Improvement Project (9/27/16)
New Pavement Sealer to Be Used on Old Cheney (9/26/16)
Traffic Signals Being Repaired at N. Antelope Valley and Military Road Intersection (9/21/16)
Open House Postponed for N. 14th and Cornhusker Project (9/21/16)
New StarTran Routes to Start November 1 (9/21/16)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday September 24 (9/16/16)
Open House for Proposed Changes to N. 14th Street and U.S. Highway 6 Intersection (9/15/16)
StarTran Open Houses Scheduled for September (9/9/16)
Normal Blvd. Improvements to Begin Monday (9/7/16)
84th Street Improvements to Begin in September (9/2/16)
August
Capital City Ready for Game-Day Traffic (8/31/16)
Block of 66th Street to Close Monday (8/25/16)
Household Hazardous Waste Collections Scheduled for Friday August 26th & Saturday August 27th (8/19/16)
One Block of Cycle Traffic on "N" Street to Be Diverted (8/12/16)
Mayor Vetoes "Gutted" Recycling Ordinance (8/4/16)
Construction on 56th Street Noise Wall to Begin Monday (8/4/16)
Mayor Calls Vote to Gut Recycling Ordinance "Fiscally Irresponsible" (8/2/16)
July
Northbound Access to 27th Street From "P" Street to Close August 1 (7/29/16)
Improvements to 66th Street to Begin in August (7/25/16)
Second Open House Set for Old Cheney Road Project (7/20/16)
Final JAVA Meeting is Thursday (7/12/16)
Mayor Beutler and Community Leaders Support Recycling Ordinance (7/12/16)
Mayor Proposes Continued Growth of Transportation and Infrastructure (7/6/16)
"A" Street to Close at 70th for Repairs July 6 (7/6/16)
South 9th St. Closing at "G" St. for 10 Days Starting July 6 for Sanitary Sewer System Repair and Upgrade (7/1/16)
June
Open House Set on Improvements at 14th, Warlick, and Old Cheney (6/27/16)
Volunteers Needed for Oak Lake Cleanup July 5 (6/22/16)
Temporary Sidewalk Repairs to Begin in the Haymarket (6/20/16)
Construction Begins on Yankee Hill Project (6/8/16)
City Adds Hours, Encourages Recycling to Reduce Lines at Landfill (6/3/16)
May
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Friday June 3 (5/27/16)
All Lanes of S. 27th to Open in Area of Ideal Grocery Fire (5/23/16)
Recycle Lincoln! Aims to Double Recycling Rate (5/23/16)
Volunteers Needed for Waterfest and Public Works Day (5/19/16)
Vine Street Rehab Project Will Lead to Closures (5/19/16)
Railroad Repair to Close 33rd for Two Days (5/17/16)
Construction to Begin on Superior Street (5/13/16)
Mayor Presents Awards in Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest (5/12/16)
Mayor Urges Water Conservation, Especially Outdoors (5/12/16)
Mayor Thanks Voters for Passage of Stormwater Bond Issue (5/11/16)
S. 56th Now Open From Old Cheney to Pine Lake (5/9/16)
Esposito Returns to Lead Public Works and Utilities (5/5/16)
Public Invited to Waterfest and Public Works Day at Holmes Lake (5/5/16)
Section of Randolph to Close for Repair (5/4/16)
StarPass Offers Unlimited Summer Rides for Youth (5/2/16)
April
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday May 7 (4/29/16)
Open House Set on Vine Street Paving Project (4/27/16)
Open House Set on Superior Paving Project (4/26/16)
Open House Set on Yankee Hill Project (4/21/16)
"P" Street Improvements to Begin Soon (4/21/16)
Railroad Quiet Zone Considered for Southwest Lincoln (4/13/16)
Stormwater Bond Meetings Begin Monday (4/8/16)
14th and Adams to Close Overnight for Light Pole Replacements (4/8/16)
StarTran Ready for Busy Week (4/5/16)
March
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday April 2 (3/30/16)
11th Street Project Wins Community Development Award (3/28/16)
Mayor Announces Stormwater Meetings and Plan to Assure Matching Funds (3/25/16)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins April 1 (3/25/16)
Geotechnical Work to Begin for 14th and Old Cheney Improvement Project (3/24/16)
Deadline Extended for Landscape Cost Share Program (3/23/16)
Pavement Repair Work Continues (3/17/16)
Railroad Crossing Repairs Set for Sunday (3/17/16)
Open House Set on 14th and Superior Landscaping (3/17/16)
Trees to Be Removed for "P" Street Project (3/17/16)
Manufacturer to Replace Centennial Mall Pavers (3/9/16)
Brine on Streets is Not Fresh (3/7/16)
Open House Set for Old Cheney Road Project (3/7/16)
Open House Set on 33rd and Cornhusker Study (3/1/16)
February
Mayor Says Citizen Vote on Stormwater Bond Fulfills Duty to Protect Residents (2/25/16)
Work Scheduled to Resume on Pavement Repair (2/23/16)
Tree Removal Starts Soon for Apple Street Project (2/22/16)
Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants Awarded (2/18/16)
Mayor Proposes Vote to Fund Flood Reduction and Water Quality Projects (2/18/16)
City Street Crews Continue Pothole Repair (2/12/16)
City Street Crews Focus on Potholes (2/8/16)
Several Options Available for Those With Tree Debris (2/3/16)
City Offers Alternate Parking Options During Parking Ban (2/1/16)
January
Free Tree Mulch Available (1/22/16)
"Green Light Lincoln" to Improve Traffic Safety and Flow (1/21/16)
Public Invited to Open House on Sanitary Sewer Backups (1/19/16)
Public Invited to Meetings on StarTran Service (1/13/16)
City Street Crews Tackle Potholes With New Equipment (1/8/16)

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