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KTIV Sioux City
Flash Flooding hits Antelope County, NEHeavy rains dumped between four to six inches of precipitation in areas of Ante
Flash Flooding hits Antelope County, NE
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 6 days ago
Heavy rains dumped between four to six inches of precipitation in areas of Antelope County late Thursday and into early Friday, with small streams, creeks, and rivers flooding over their banks. The Nebraska Department of Roads used a pilot truck to... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Future for Businesses After Expressway Opens in WahooWAHOO, Neb. On Wednesday morning, commuters who take Highway 77 near Wahoo will
Future for Businesses After Expressway Opens in Wahoo
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 9 days ago
WAHOO, Neb. On Wednesday morning, commuters who take Highway 77 near Wahoo will no longer have to travel through the city. The Wahoo Expressway is now open. After nearly 50 years of planning, and two years of construction, city and state officials... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Jeffers Street construction slows: Poor work, weather blamedSeevers Auto Repair at 119 N. Jeffers runs an advertisement that says: “Can we
Jeffers Street construction slows: Poor work, weather blamed
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Seevers Auto Repair at 119 N. Jeffers runs an advertisement that says: “Can we do it? Yes we can.” Now, owner Kevin Seevers may have to expand the advertisement to include the phrase: “If you can get to us.” Seevers has lost patience with the... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Birdwood overpass opens for trafficA new overpass opened Wednesday at the west end of Bailey Yard, creating a west
Birdwood overpass opens for traffic
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
A new overpass opened Wednesday at the west end of Bailey Yard, creating a western road out of North Platte, across the Union Pacific railroad tracks. The construction took nearly three years of what is commonly called the Birdwood crossing on Front... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Traffic deaths on the riseTraffic fatalities across Nebraska are up 16% compared to the previous four yea
Traffic deaths on the rise
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Traffic fatalities across Nebraska are up 16% compared to the previous four years. As of Aug. 20, 147 people have lost their lives on Nebraska roadways, according to a report by the Nebraska Department of Roads. That's 20 more than the average of... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
23 Killed on Nebraska Roads in JulyDuring the month of July 2015, twenty-three persons were killed in traffic cras
23 Killed on Nebraska Roads in July
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 14 days ago
During the month of July 2015, twenty-three persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. ¨ These 23 fatalities occurred in 21 crashes ¨ Thirteen of the 20 vehicle... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows driver's ed significantly reduces teen crashes, ticketsCredit: Nebraska Safety Council A new study that followed more than 150,000 tee
Study shows driver's ed significantly reduces teen crashes, tickets
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
Credit: Nebraska Safety Council A new study that followed more than 150,000 teen drivers over eight years has found that driver's education significantly reduces crashes and traffic violations among new drivers. Young drivers who have not completed... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
More Funding Announced for City and County RoadsLINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) is hoping to shorten t
More Funding Announced for City and County Roads
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 23 days ago
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) is hoping to shorten the project development process for road projects through an agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). “The biggest thing is that we’ve been able to come to... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Deal expected to boost funding for Nebraska county, city roadsNebraska counties and 30 midsize cities will soon get more money for roads, the
Deal expected to boost funding for Nebraska county, city roads
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 23 days ago
Nebraska counties and 30 midsize cities will soon get more money for roads, the governor’s office announced Tuesday. Governor Pete Ricketts says the funding will come without tax increases. Counties and the cities are expected to get an extra $3... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
New road repair process could save taxpayer dollarsA new process to repair roads includes a new process that not only makes drivin
New road repair process could save taxpayer dollars
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 24 days ago
A new process to repair roads includes a new process that not only makes driving safer, it could safe taxpayer dollars. Video: It's the equivalent of putting roof shingles on a road. The process... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Ramp closures along West Dodge Road scheduled for Tuesday nightMore changes are on the way Tuesday night for drivers along West Dodge Road. T
Ramp closures along West Dodge Road scheduled for Tuesday night
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 30 days ago
More changes are on the way Tuesday night for drivers along West Dodge Road. The Nebraska Department of Roads says two closures will happen overnight: The closures are scheduled for 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday. They are taking place so crews can... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
LFR: Fire Inside NDOR Maintenance Building Causes 100K in DamageLINCOLN, Neb. -- A fire is estimated to have caused up to $100,000 in damage af
LFR: Fire Inside NDOR Maintenance Building Causes 100K in Damage
KOLN Lincoln / Posted a month ago
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A fire is estimated to have caused up to $100,000 in damage after a truck fire inside a Nebraska Department of Roads maintenance building. Lincoln Fire and Rescue say their crews were called to the building at 5300 Salt Valley View... Read more

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