REROUTING: Next week marks several street closures in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Railroad crossing repairs will be done on Monday, Aug. 31, causing several temporary closures throughout the week.

  • SW 56th at West “A” Street will close Monday. The detour route is SW 40th Street to W Van Dorn Street to SW 84th Street.  This work is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday.
  • West “A” between SW First and S Folsom streets will close Tuesday, Sept. 1. Homes and businesses west of SW Fifth Street will have access to their buildings. The detour route is S Ninth Street to South Street to S Folsom Street.  This work is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday.
  • S Folsom Street between South and West “A” streets will close Thursday, September 3.  The detour route is West “A” Street to S Ninth Street to South Street. This work is scheduled to be completed by Friday.

Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) the Railroad Transportation Safety District (RTSD) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe are coordinating this work to improve the safety, reliability, and longevity of these crossings.  LTU appreciates the public’s patience during this work.

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