Lincoln plans $44 million in street improvements in 2023

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The City of Lincoln announced Thursday that it will make $44 million in street improvements this year.

Twenty street, sidewalk and bridge projects are planned.

“Investing in streets across our community and within our neighborhoods is vital to growing economic opportunity, enhancing public safety, and supporting our high quality of life here in Lincoln,” Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said in a press release. “With the support of our residents, we are investing in streets at historic levels.”

The projects will cover 21 lane miles of residential streets, 23 lane miles of arterial streets and almost 6 miles of sidewalks.

Planned street, bridge, and sidewalk projects for 2023:

  • First Street south of West Denton Road
  • 14th Street and Cornhusker Highway bridge repair
  • 27th Street from Coronado Drive to Old Cheney Road
  • 40th Street from Yankee Hill to Rokeby Roads
  • 48th Street from Leighton Avenue to Superior Street
  • 48th Street from Old Cheney Road to Nebraska Parkway
  • 84th Street from Sandalwood to Elizabeth Drives
  • West A Street from west city limits to Southwest 23rd Street
  • Big X bridge repairs
  • Capitol View neighborhood
  • Country Club neighborhood
  • Indian Village neighborhood
  • Piedmont neighborhood
  • Saltillo Road from 70th to 77th Streets
  • South Folsom Street intersection at Foxtail Meadows
  • Trendwood neighborhood
  • University Place neighborhood
  • 45th Street and Old Cheney Road retaining wall
  • Centennial Mall sidewalks
  • Selected city sidewalk and ramp repairs
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