Beginning at about 9 a.m. Monday, December 16, S. 14th Street from Highway 2 south to Pioneers Boulevard will close for rail crossing and track repair. The intersections of S. 14th with Highway 2 and Pioneers Boulevard will remain open, and access for local businesses will be maintained. Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) expects to complete the work by Tuesday afternoon.
The detour route is Highway 2, 27th Street and Old Cheney Road. Motorists are advised to plan ahead and consider alternate north-south routes by using the Highway 77 Bypass with intersections at Van Dorn Street, Old Cheney Road and Warlick Boulevard. Message boards are currently in place to advise motorists of the road closure. Messages will be revised to include suggested detour routes during the closure.
More information on road and lane closures is available at lincoln.ne.gov.