The community is invited to an open house Thursday, August 12 on improvements to Old Cheney Road from 70th to 82nd streets. The meeting is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lincoln Christian School, 5801 South 84th Street. Directional signs will be posted to guide the public to parking and meeting areas.
Because of rising traffic volumes, the existing two-lane rural street will be upgraded to a four-lane urban street with turn lanes, curbs and gutters. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013. The project also includes:
The open house will provide an opportunity for the planning team to share and obtain information on the current plans. Participants may visit information stations and discuss their questions and concerns with the project team.
For more information on the project, contact Craig Aldridge, City Public Works and Utilities Department, at 441-7560. For more information on the open house, contact Sarah Willnerd, HWS, at 479-2270. Information on City street projects can be found on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: projects), and information on on Old Cheney Road Improvements can be found at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: old cheney).