West Van Dorn Street, at the Nebraska Highway 77 interchange, will close between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. today through August 23 for traffic signal upgrades. The off and onramps at the interchange will remain open. The closure will also occur from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday.
The work includes replacing existing traffic signals with more visible signal heads and flashing arrow turn indicators, upgrading hardware in the traffic signal cabinet, and updating detection and monitoring equipment. The improvements precede new signal timing plans that will improve safety and increase traffic flow.
For more information, contact Shane Dostal, Public Works and Utilities, at 402-525-7852. Current information on street closures is available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: closure) or through the Waze mobile app.