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Date:
May 13, 2020
Media Contact:
Kitty Elliott, LTU Communications, 402-441-8469

Closures Begin Thursday and Friday for Emergency Railroad Crossing Repairs

Starting this week, emergency railroad crossing repairs will close streets at the following locations and times:

Digital signs will alert drivers to upcoming work and closures. Travelers are encouraged to seek alternate routes. No through traffic will be allowed during these repairs.

Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU), the Railroad Transportation Safety District (RTSD) and BNSF Railway are coordinating this work to improve the safety, reliability and longevity of the crossings. BNSF will be installing new ties, panels and asphalt approaches at these crossings.

Drivers are reminded to exercise caution around work zones. LTU appreciates the public's patience during this work.

For more information contact Shane Dostal, LTU, 402-525-7852, sdostal@lincoln.ne.gov or Roger Figard, RTSD, 402-525-5620, rfigard@lincoln.ne.gov. Current information on street closures is available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: closures) or through the Waze mobile app.


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