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Work to Begin on N-32 Near Tekamah


Weather permitting, milling and asphalt work is scheduled to begin June 15 on Highway N-32 from the N-32 and US-77 junction to Tekamah, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

 

Motorists can expect lane closures.  Flaggers and a pilot vehicle will direct traffic through the work zone.  Work is anticipated to be completed in early July.

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Slope Repair Work to Begin East of Walthill


Weather permitting, slope repair work is scheduled to begin March 20 on N-94 approximately three miles east of the US-77 junction, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

 

Repair work will require closing N-94 to through traffic. Through traffic will be detoured on US-77 and US-75. Work will take approximately three weeks to complete.

 

Snow Caused Slope Work Delay, Work to Begin Today Weather Permitting


Slope repair work was delayed due to recent snow. Weather permitting, slope repair work is now scheduled to begin March 6 on N-94 approximately three miles east of the US-77 junction, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

 

Repair work will require closing N-94 to through traffic. Through traffic will be detoured on US-77 and US-75. Work will take approximately three weeks to complete.

Slope Work to Begin East of Walthill


February 17, 2017 (Norfolk, Neb.) — Weather permitting, slope repair work is scheduled to begin February 27 on N-94 approximately three miles east of the US-77 junction, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

 

Repair work will require closing N-94 to through traffic. Through traffic will be detoured on US-77 and US-75. Work will take approximately three weeks to complete.

 

Nebraska Department of Roads Accepting Applications


The Nebraska Department of Roads is currently accepting applications for a Highway Maintenance Worker Senior in West Point, NE.  For a full job description or to apply, visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov.  An on-line State application must be completed on or before the closing date of May 27, 2016.

Notify Nebraska State Personnel at 402-471-2075 if you need accommodation in the selection process.  The State of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran’s Preference Employer.

 

Guardrail Project Begins on Highway US-75


The Nebraska Department of Roads will begin installing new guardrail on US-75 from Winnebago to Macy on March 9, weather permitting. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Motorists can expect reduced speed and one lane travel at various locations. Please use caution when traveling through this work zone. Anticipated completion for this project is late fall of 2016.

Visit the 511 webpage at http://www.511.nebraska.gov or dial 511 or 800-906-9069 to get the most current updates on highway conditions

Travel Not Advised


The Nebraska Department of Roads is currently pulling its plows from all highways in District Three at this time due to extremely low visibility.

Blowing and drifting snow is making the roads impassable. This is a life threatening storm. Travel is not advised.

The Nebraska State Patrol is advising all troopers to shelter in place where they can due to the extreme road conditions.

We are currently working a single vehicle fatality accident just south of Macy on highway #75 and an injury accident in Columbus. Travel is not recommended and extremely dangerous at this time.

Update on Toll Booth Removal in Decatur NE


The contractor hired to remove the toll booth in Decatur NE has been called to another job, delaying the removal of the toll booth until the week of November 23rd.

The toll booth is located on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River bridge at Decatur. Traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers and an 11-foot width restriction. The anticipated project completion is late November.

Visit the 511 webpage at http://www.511.nebraska.gov or dial 511 or 800-906-9069 to get the most current updates on highway conditions.

Work to Begin in Decatur


Weather permitting, the Decatur toll booth removal project will begin the week of November 9, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

The toll booth is located on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River bridge at Decatur. Traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers and an 11-foot width restriction. The anticipated project completion is late November.

Visit the 511 webpage at http://www.511.nebraska.gov or dial 511 or 800-906-9069 to get the most current updates on highway conditions.

Repaving at Indian Cave State Park Continues


LINCOLN – The repaving of roads within Indian Cave State Park in southeast Nebraska continues. The road to Hackberry Hollow Campground has been finished.

Currently, work is being done to the road to the Ash Grove Campground, the Cave road, and the boat ramp road. There is no access to the boat ramp at this time; however there is river access at nearby Brownville.

Over Labor Day weekend, the Cave road will be temporarily open to allow access to the Cave.  After Labor Day weekend, the road will be closed to continue with asphalt placement.

Work will be continued through the rest of this year and into 2016. The completion date of the Cave road is unknown at this time, but it is a priority to have this completed.

The one-way loop will be open during Indian Cave’s Haunted Hollow Hayrack rides in October.

For more information, contact the park at 402-883-2575 or email at ngpc.indian.cave@nebraska.gov. Indian Cave is located 2 miles north and 5 east of Shubert in Nemaha and Richardson counties.

This project is administered by the Nebraska Department of Roads through the State of Nebraska Recreation Road Program.

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