department of transportation

(Omaha, NE)  --  The Nebraska Department of Transportation is announcing emergency repairs for flood-damaged roads in the Omaha metro area.  In the city, there will be major reconstruction of West Dodge Road between US-275 and 228th Street.  N-DOT says the work also includes US-275 south of Waterloo, Highway 30 between Fremont and Arlington, Highway 77 north of Fremont, and Highway 91 between Nickerson and Fontanelle.  Motorists are being reminded to watch for marked detours.

(Lincoln, NE)  --  Flooding is continuing to impact travel in Nebraska.  The state Department of Transportation says as of yesterday, more than 13-hundred miles of highways have reopened, but more than 250 miles are still closed.  The floodwaters have forced officials to close 15 damaged bridges on state highways.