Due to the forecasted weather conditions of heavy snow and high winds, the Cities of Scottsbluff, Gering and Terrytown are declaring a snow emergency beginning Saturday, Dec. 28, 5 a.m. The snow emergency will remain in effect until further notice.

Those people living along emergency snow routes will need to have their vehicles in driveways or other locations that do not interfere with the snow routes. All snow routes are posted with signs and people should become familiar with these routes and plan accordingly. Please stay tuned to the local news media for updates on this storm.

The public is urged to plan ahead so that snow plows can clean these routes safely. The emergency snow routes are as follows for the Cities of Scottsbluff, Gering and Terrytown”


— South Beltline Highway from east city limits to West Overland

— Avenue I from South Beltline Highway to Highway 26

— Avenue B from South Beltline Highway to 42nd Street

— Broadway from South Beltline Highway to 27th Street

— Fifth Avenue from South Beltline Highway to 42nd Street

— 21st Avenue from Seventh Street to Highway 26

— 27th Street from west city limits to 21st Avenue

— 20th Street from South Beltline Highway to 21st Avenue

— East Overland from Broadway to 21st Avenue

— West Overland from Broadway to South Beltline Highway

— Highway 26 from 21st Avenue to Avenue I


— 10th Street from J Street to U Street

— 10th Street (Scottsbluff/Gering Highway) from U Street to the river bridge

— M Street/Old Oregon Trail from the cemetery road east to Highway 71 bypass

— Kimball Avenue from Five Rocks Road to J Street

— Five Rocks Road from Robidoux Road to Country Club Road

— U Street from Five Rocks Road to 10th Street

— U Street from Seventh Street east to city limits

— S Street from 10th Street to 7th Street

— Seventh Street from M Street to Country Club Road

— Country Club Road from 10th Street to Seventh Street

— Lockwood Road from Highway 71 to M Street

— 21st Avenue from M Street to the North Platte River Bridge

*Modification to ban in Gering: the following streets shall not apply to the emergency ban during the business hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

— 10th Street from K Street to S Street

— M Street from 9th Street to 14th Street


— Terry Boulevard from 10th Street to Stable Club Road

— Stable Club Road from Five Rocks Road to 10th Street

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