Asphalt resurfacing project on Lincoln roads starting August 4th

The project will make roads safer for drivers and extend the life of the streets
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Transporation and Utilities is taking on a big project to seal many city streets starting August 4 and running through August 11.

The project is highly dependent on good weather, and people near the roads being resurfaced as asked to avoid using their sprinklers before, during, and immediately after the work.

Streets being treated include:

Wednesday, August 4:

  • Northwest 10th Street from West Harvest Drive to Northwest Gary Street
  • North Ninth Street from Judson to Hartley streets
  • Fairfield Street from North 14th to North 20th streets
  • North 48th Street from Superior Street to the Small Vehicle Waste Transfer Station
  • Judson Street from North 60th Street to North 66th streets
  • North 63rd Street from Judson to Fremont streets
  • North 68th Street from Fremont Street to Morrill Avenue

Thursday, August 5:

  • Wilshire Boulevard from Santa Monica to El Avado avenues
  • Randolph Street from South 56th Street to Sunrise Road
  • South 30th Street from Bonacum Drive to Calvert Street
  • Spruce Street from South 48th to South 56th streets
  • Deerwood Drive from Elkcrest Drive to South 67th Street

Friday, August 6:

  • Seven Oaks Neighborhood
  • Briarhurst Neighborhood

Monday, August 9:

  • Haymarket/Downtown – Eighth Street from “O” to “S” streets; Ninth Street from “R” to “S” streets; “S” Street from Eighth to Ninth streets
  • North 56th Street from Vine to Adams streets

Tuesday, August 10:

  • Haymarket/Downtown – “P” Street from Seventh to Ninth streets; “R” Street from Eighth to Ninth streets
  • North 18th Street from “O” to “Q” streets
  • North 33rd Street from Holdrege Street to Madison Avenue

Wednesday, August 11:

  • Haymarket/Downtown – “Q” Street from Seventh to Ninth streets
  • Old Cheney Road from South 40th Street to Nebraska Highway 2

Transportation officials say this project made the roads last longer by stabilizing and preserving the surfaces. Each street being worked on will take up to 3 hours. Once the road is open again, drive slowly to let it settle in.

Current information on street closures is available at LTU Road Closure Map Website or through the Waze mobile app.

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