Solid Waste Management Media Releases


Portion of “N” Street to Be Temporarily Reduced to One Lane (12/3/18)
Portion of South 70th Street Reopened With New Roundabout (11/30/18)
New Downtown Trolley Debuts at Winter Lights Event December 7 (11/30/18)
Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends December 1 (11/29/18)
Portion of N.W. 12th Street to Close November 19 (11/19/18)
Portion of South 40th Street to Close Today (11/16/18)
Portion of South 56th Street to Temporarily Close Today (11/16/18)
N. 10th Street Downtown Temporarily Reduced to Two Lanes (11/15/18)
Mayor Beutler Recognizes Local Recycling Leaders (11/15/18)
Portion of Normal Boulevard Reopened (11/14/18)
North 33rd Street Closure Extended to November 20 (11/14/18)
Lincoln to Celebrate America Recycles Day (11/14/18)
Portion of North 70th to Close Tomorrow (11/13/18)
Portion of North 33rd Street to Close November 12 (11/9/18)
Portion of Normal Boulevard to Close November 14 (11/9/18)
Portion of Holdrege Street to Close Wednesday (11/6/18)
Havelock Avenue Improvements Begin Monday (11/2/18)
Portion of N. 48th Street to Close Monday (11/2/18)
Mayor Says City Continuing to Pursue Shuttle Project (10/29/18)
Portion of Westbound "O" Street to Close October 29 (10/26/18)
Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites to Close Monday (10/24/18)
StarTran Now Using Simulator for Driver Training (10/19/18)
StarTran to Offer Free Boo at the Zoo Shuttle Service (10/19/18)
Antelope Creek Removed From Impaired Waters List (10/18/18)
City Replaces Two Closed Recycling Sites (10/17/18)
Designated Areas Now Available for Storm Debris (10/15/18)
South 13th Street Project Starts October 21 (10/15/18)
"O" Street Viaduct Reduced to Single Lanes October 15 (10/10/18)
West "O" Bridge Repairs Begin September 30 (9/28/18)
Portion of Pioneers Boulevard to Close Monday (9/28/18)
Portion of Rokeby Road to Close Monday (9/21/18)
Portion of S. 40th Street to Close Monday (9/21/18)
Portion of S. 70th Street to Close Saturday (9/19/18)
Portions of Adams Street to Close Monday (9/14/18)
Portion of Rokeby Road Closed (9/14/18)
Open House for 56th and Yankee Hill Project Set for September 11 (9/7/18)
City and County Urge Caution and Preparedness as Creeks Rise (9/4/18)
Signal Out at 11th and "O" Streets (9/2/18)
Rosa Parks Way Bridge Repairs Begin September 4 (8/31/18)
Salt Creek Stabilization Project at Pioneers Blvd. Begins September 4 (8/31/18)
Hwy. 34 and W. Fletcher Lane Closures Begin September 4 (8/30/18)
Rock Island Trail Closures Begin September 4 (8/30/18)
Capital City Ready for Gameday Traffic (8/27/18)
Mayor Says Facts Support 13th Street Improvements (8/24/18)
N. 66th and Fremont Intersection Opens Today (8/22/18)
Temporary Closings of W. Van Dorn Street at Hwy 77 Begin Today (8/21/18)
Eleven New CNG Buses Start Service This Week (8/21/18)
Mayor Says New Budget Will Keep City Moving Forward (8/21/18)
Public Should Avoid Portion of Irvingdale Park (8/17/18)
Replacement of Downtown Water Mains Begins Monday (8/17/18)
Additional Valuation Revenue to Be Set Aside for Streets (8/16/18)
Final Open House Set for Regional Water Quality Plan (8/15/18)
Portion of Salt Creek Roadway to Close Saturday Night (8/9/18)
Portion of North 14th Street Closed (8/8/18)
Portion of N. 16th Street Closed (8/2/18)
Autonomous Shuttle Survey Ends Saturday (8/2/18)
S. Coddington and West Van Dorn Intersection Opens Saturday (7/27/18)
N. 56th and Holdrege Intersection to Close Monday (7/26/18)
Starting Sunday, Intersections Will Partially Close Overnight (7/26/18)
Public Urged to Take Virtual Ride and Survey on Autonomous Shuttle (7/23/18)
Portion of Superior Street to Close Monday (7/20/18)
N. 56th Street and Leighton Avenue Intersection to Close Saturday (7/20/18)
Mayor Says Delaying Project Would Be Costly (7/19/18)
Car Wash Available for Sealant Removal Today, This Weekend (7/13/18)
Portion of North 48th Street to Close Nightly Beginning July 16 (7/13/18)
Portion of "A" Street Temporarily Closed (7/13/18)
Haymarket Street Closures Change July 16 (7/12/18)
Mayor Proposes Budget Change to Add About $2.8 Million for Streets (7/10/18)
Portion of Saltillo Road to Close During Daytime Hours (7/6/18)
Citywide Asphalt Sealing Project Begins July 10 (7/6/18)
Bridges on Sheridan Boulevard to Close July 9 (7/6/18)
North 10th Street Now Open (7/5/18)
Portion of Northbound N. 27th Street Closed (7/3/18)
Haymarket Street Closures Change July 9 (7/3/18)
Portion of Northbound N. 48th Street Closed (7/2/18)
Public Rides on Autonomous Shuttle Begin Thursday (6/25/18)
Stream Stability Project Begins July 9 (6/22/18)
Improvements at S. 48th and Highway 2 Begin July 2 (6/21/18)
Arrival of Autonomous Shuttle Begins Next Phase of Project (6/20/18)
Portion of Holdrege Street to Close Through June 20 (6/14/18)
S. 84th Street and Yankee Hill Road Repairs Begin Today (6/13/18)
Portion of S. Coddington and West Van Dorn Intersection Closed (6/11/18)
Public Will Be Invited to Try Automated Shuttle (6/5/18)
Improvements at N. 66th and Fremont Begin June 4 (6/1/18)
New Hazardous Materials Collection Center Summer Schedule (6/1/18)
Open House Set for S. 13th Street Improvements (5/30/18)
Open House for West "A" Improvement Project Set for June 7 (5/29/18)
N. 27th and Superior Repairs Start June 4 (5/24/18)
StarTran’s CNG Project Receives $3.4 Million in Grants (5/24/18)
StarPass Offers Unlimited Summer Rides for Youth (5/22/18)
N. 56th Street Resurfacing Project Begins Monday (5/18/18)
Open House Set for Improvements at N. 66th and Fremont (5/18/18)
Mayor Presents Awards in Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest (5/17/18)
Final Open House for S. 14th and Old Cheney Improvements Set for May 22 (5/16/18)
Mayor Recognizes Businesses for Recycling Efforts (5/14/18)
Portion of N. 27th Street to Reopen Today (5/11/18)
Portion of Saunders Avenue to Close Wednesday (5/10/18)
Portion of N. 27th Street Closed Through May 14 (5/7/18)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday May 5th (5/3/18)
Open House Set for North 33rd and Cornhusker Project (5/2/18)
Portion of South 14th Street Reopened (4/20/18)
Portion of S. 40th Street to Close Tonight (4/20/18)
Portion of 14th Street Now Closed (4/20/18)
Portion of N. 66th Street Closed Today (4/20/18)
Portion of Downtown "O" Street to Close Sunday (4/20/18)
Lincoln Welcomes Spring Game Visitors (4/13/18)
Portion of N. 70th Street Closed Today (4/11/18)
S. Coddington and West Van Dorn Intersection Project to Resume Monday (4/10/18)
Portion of S. 48th Street Closed Until Friday (4/10/18)
City Compost Site Fire Under Control (4/4/18)
Portion of S. 40th Street to Close Tonight (3/30/18)
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday April 7th (3/28/18)
Recycling Education Event is Saturday (3/28/18)
StarTran's "Stuff the Bus" Event is April 7 and 8 (2/28/18)
City Installing Additional Cardboard Recycling Containers at Libraries (3/28/18)
N.W. 48th Street Repairs Begin April 2 (3/26/18)
Garbage and Recycling Collectors Share "Take it to the Bin" Message (3/23/18)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins April 1 (3/23/18)
Public Invited to Final Open House on Deadman's Run Floodplain Study (3/20/18)
Open House Set for Stormwater Improvement Project (3/6/18)
Public Invited to Apply for Landscape Funding (3/5/18)
South 56th, Yankee Hill Intersection Gets Four-Way Stop (3/2/18)
Drivers Stop Less, Save Time With Green Light Lincoln (3/1/18)
Driverless Shuttle Demo Makes Lincoln a Finalist in 2018 Mayors Challenge (2/23/18)
"Take It to the Bin" Campaign Encourages Cardboard Recycling (2/22/18)
Irvingdale Park Improvements Begin February 19 (2/16/18)
Open House Set for North 33rd and Cornhusker Project (2/12/18)
Public Can Now Use "UPLNK" for Speedy Repairs (2/12/18)
Pine Lake Road Tree Removal Project Begins Today (2/8/18)
Open House for Pine Lake Road Project is February 13 (2/8/18)
Lincoln Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program (2/8/18)
Improvements Require Wilderness Park Tree Removal (2/7/18)
Tree Removal for Drainage Project Starts January 29 (1/25/18)
Portion of S. 9th Street Closed Until January 31 (1/25/18)
Havelock Avenue Now Open (1/24/18)
Portion of Havelock Ave. to Remain Closed (1/23/18)
N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue Temporarily Closed (1/22/18)
Portion of Pine Lake Road to Temporarily Close During Daytime Hours (1/19/18)
Transportation Coalition Issues Recommendations (1/11/18)
Final Open House Set for Watershed Master Plans (1/5/18)


City Offices Closed December 25 and January 1 (12/22/17)
City Tree Recycling Service Begins December 25 (12/22/17)
S. Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Intersection Now Open (12/19/17)
Portion of Westbound Vine Street Closed (12/12/17)
Portion of Westbound Normal Boulevard Closed (12/8/17)
State's Early Completion of Road Project Speeds City Improvements (11/30/17)
48th and "R" Recycling Site to Close November 30 (11/28/17)
Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends December 1 (11/28/17)
Section of "N" Street Downtown Now Open (11/22/17)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)