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Various Street Closures Scheduled Beginning Monday For Railroad Repairs

(KFOR News Lincoln, NE November 6, 2021) Beginning Monday, November 8, portions of several streets will temporarily close for railroad repairs. The schedule is as follows:

Beginning Monday, November 8, portions of several streets will temporarily close for railroad repairs. The schedule is as follows:

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, November 8 – North 84th Street between Cornhusker Highway and just north of the railroad crossing will be closed. The recommended detour is to take North 98th Street to Bluff Road to North 84th Street. 
  • 7 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 10 – North 44th Street between Cornhusker Highway and Gladstone Street will be closed. The recommended detour is North 33rd Street to Huntington Avenue to North 48th Street to Cornhusker Highway.
  • 7 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 11 – Adams Street between North 33rd and North 36th streets will be closed. The recommended detour is North 33rd Street to Huntington Avenue to North 48th Street to Cornhusker Highway.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) will repair and replace railroad ties and ballasts and make repairs to the crossings at these locations. The sidewalks in these areas will also be closed during this work. Digital signs will alert drivers to upcoming work and closures. Travelers are encouraged to follow the recommended detours or seek alternate routes. No through traffic will be allowed during these repairs. Drivers are reminded to exercise caution around work zones.

For more information on these projects, contact Roger Figard, RTSD, at [email protected] or 402-525-5620 or Paul Fullen, BNSF, at [email protected] or 817-360-6986. Current information on street closures is available at lincoln.ne.gov/closures or through the Waze mobile app.


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