State Roads Department To Fund Highway Work In Lincoln



LINCOLN -- Major highways through the city of Lincoln will get a bit of a facelift the this year and next year, thanks to a $5.7-million investment from the Nebraska Department of Roads. Mayor Chris Beutler says more than $3-million will be used on the highway system this year and in 2014. More than $2.5-million of additional investment in 2015 will be used to help improve 32-miles of highways in the city. Projects include new asphalt overlay, sealing concrete and patching work this year and next year. Resurfacing work and bridge repair are among the other projects for 2015.




PROJECT LIST

Work done during the 2013 construction season:

• Cornhusker Highway/State Highway 6 from N. 52nd to N. 84th (spring and summer)

• Asphalt portions of Sun Valley Blvd./State Highway 6 from “O” to N. 10th (August)

Projects planned for the 2014 and/or 2015 construction seasons:

• N. 56th/State Highway Link L55-X from Cornhusker Highway to north City limits

• Concrete portions of East “O”/State Highway 34 -

• 25th to 29th

• 32nd to 34th

• 43rd to 45th

• 83rd to 87th

• Concrete portions of Sun Valley Blvd./State Highway 6 from 11th to Cornhusker Highway

• Sealing concrete on East “O” from 52nd to Wedgewood

• Adding a thin asphalt overlay on Cornhusker Highway/State Highway 6 from 11th to 20th and 31st to 48th

• Chip sealing on Highway 2 from S. 56th to S. 84th

• Mill and asphalt overlay on Cornhusker Highway/State Highway 6 from N. 48th to N. 52nd and on N. 10th/State Highway 34 from “O” to “R”

• “O”/State Highway 34 from 9th to Centennial Mall – joint repairs, concrete patching and crosswalk replacements.

• West “O” from the west City limits to Sun Valley Blvd. - joint repairs, crack sealing, concrete spot and panel repairs

• Diamond grinding of various State highway routes City-wide

Other NDOR State Highway work proposed within City limits:

• Highway 34 from .3 miles east of 84th to east City limits – concrete repair, mill and resurfacing, summer 2014 (Part of $8.6 million project to State Highway 63)

• Warlick Blvd. from U.S. 77 to Highway 2 – mill and resurfacing, 2015 and 2016 ($2 million project includes $1.6 million from NDOR and $400,000 in City funds)

• Highway 6 bridges over BNSF near 70th

• N.W. 48th from “O” to Vine – reconstructed as part of the N.W. 48th Interchange Project, 2015 (Part of $33.6 million Interstate widening project)

• Adams Street bridge over I-180 – reconstruction, 2017 ($2.2 million project includes $1.8 million from NDOR and $400,000 in City funds)

• 500 curb ramps on State Highways - add new or upgrade existing to ADA standards, 2014 and 2015 ($371,000 includes $297,000 from NDOR and $74,000 in City funds)

• I-80 and 27th Street Interchange - ramp reconstruction, 2016 ($1.1 million)

• Salt Creek bridge repair, 2015 and 2016 ($1.4 million)

• West “O” and S.W. 40th safety project


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Locations : Lincoln
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