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Public Works & Utilities Department
Engineering Services, 531 Westgate Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68528, 441-7711, fax 441-6576

Date:
September 13, 2002

For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 441-7831
Linda Weaver Beacham, Project Manager, The Schemmer Associates, 488-2500
Stroud Evans, Construction Administrator, The Schemmer Associates, 488-2498
Larry Duensing, City Project Manager, Public Works and Utilities Dept.,441-7711
Randy Howard, President, Constructors Inc., 434-1764

Reopening of Intersection Delayed by Weather
Due to weather delays, the intersection of South 56th Street, South Cotner Boulevard and Randolph Street will not reopen Monday, September 16 as scheduled. In addition, 56th Street will remain closed to through traffic between "R" Street and Valley Road until further notice. There will be local access from "O" Street to area businesses on 56th Street. South Cotner Boulevard will remain closed from Randolph Street to "O" Street. There will be local access from "O" Street to area business on South Cotner Boulevard.

The City of Lincoln will begin to phase in the one-way pairs traffic system around "O" Street on 56th Street, Cotner Boulevard, "N" Street, and "P" Street during the week of September 16 after weather has permitted the construction to be completed on South Cotner Boulevard, 56th Street and "P" Street. A public meeting about the one-way pairs system will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 16 in the Lincoln Ballroom at the Villager Courtyard and Gardens, 52nd and "O" streets. Representatives from the City, The Schemmer Associates and Constructors Inc. will be on hand to answer questions.

Motorists are advised to continue to follow the marked detour routes. The latest information on the construction project can be found on the 24-Hour East "O" Street Information Line, 441-0432, and on the city website.

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