Nebraska Department of Transportation Announces Opening of Highway 281 Bridge South of Spencer
July 26, 2019 (Ainsworth, Neb.) — Today, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) has announced that Highway 281 over the Niobrara River south of Spencer is open to traffic. The highway has been closed since March 13 due to flooding that caused significant damage and washed out a segment of the highway just south of the bridge.
NDOT Announces Procurement Schedule for Emergency Relief Projects
May 10, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Today, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced a tentative procurement schedule for nine emergency relief projects related to the March 2019 flooding.
$100 million price tag to fix Nebraska's flood-damaged highways is a fourth of original estimate
Nebraska seems to have caught a big break on the costs to fix highways damaged by last month's flood. After initially estimating $429 million in state highway flood damage, the State of Nebraska now anticipates it faces $100 million in repair and rebuilding costs. FULL ARTICLE