Nebraska county proposes signs to replace roadside memorials - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

Nebraska county proposes signs to replace roadside memorials

Nebraska county proposes signs to replace roadside memorials

        LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Officials in a southeast Nebraska county are crafting a policy that would allow people to buy a sign commemorating a loved one's death instead of creating private, personal roadside memorials.
        Lancaster County Engineer Pam Dingman says the proposal would allow people to choose from three varieties of blue, rectangular roadside signs. The signs would include the name of the person who died and a reminder to drive safely.
        The sign would be posted for three years and cost the person's survivors about $100.
        Dingman says private roadside memorials can create safety hazards because county roads aren't meant to have people stopping to drop things off. She says the proposed signs are a safe way to pay tribute to those who died on county roads.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police looking for man suspected of firing shots over the weekend

    Police looking for man suspected of firing shots over the weekend

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police are investigating reports of a shooting near SW 10th and West A streets.  Police say two black men were shooting at each other Saturday evening.  One of them was picked up by a female driver and left the scene.  Police say no injuries were reported, but they found several shell casings and bullet fragments.  They've spoken to the suspect that'd didn't leave the scene, but are looking for the seco...More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police are investigating reports of a shooting near SW 10th and West A streets.  Police say two black men were shooting at each other Saturday evening.  One of them was picked up by a female driver and left the scene.  Police say no injuries were reported, but they found several shell casings and bullet fragments.  They've spoken to the suspect that'd didn't leave the scene, but are looking for the seco...More >>
  • Construction on N. 56th begins today

    Construction on N. 56th begins today

    Construction on N. 56th begins today

    Construction on N. 56th street from Vine St. to Adams St. starts today. North and southbound traffic will be maintained in the early stages of the project, temporary lane closures and sidewalk detours are expected later on. It's to resurface the road and will continue through August, with cleanup that could continue until September. The project includes repairing and sealing pothole-causing cracks, resurfacing and upgrading sidewalk ramps as well. They'll be message signs for driv...

    More >>

    Construction on N. 56th street from Vine St. to Adams St. starts today. North and southbound traffic will be maintained in the early stages of the project, temporary lane closures and sidewalk detours are expected later on. It's to resurface the road and will continue through August, with cleanup that could continue until September. The project includes repairing and sealing pothole-causing cracks, resurfacing and upgrading sidewalk ramps as well. They'll be message signs for driv...

    More >>
  • Police believe two truck thefts are related

    Police believe two truck thefts are related

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police believe the same person is responsible for stealing two trucks from A&B Auto this month.  The first was on May 4. A Dodge Ram, electronics and keys were stolen from the business.  Police believe the suspect returned on May 15 and stole a 2002 White Dodge Ram with keys they had taken May 4.  The truck was worth $10,000. Police said there was also damage to two other vehicles, leading them to believe...

    More >>

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police believe the same person is responsible for stealing two trucks from A&B Auto this month.  The first was on May 4. A Dodge Ram, electronics and keys were stolen from the business.  Police believe the suspect returned on May 15 and stole a 2002 White Dodge Ram with keys they had taken May 4.  The truck was worth $10,000. Police said there was also damage to two other vehicles, leading them to believe...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KLKN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.