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July
Improvements to 66th Street to Begin in August (7/25/16)
Second Open House Set for Old Cheney Road Project (7/20/16)
Final JAVA Meeting is Thursday (7/12/16)
Mayor Beutler and Community Leaders Support Recycling Ordinance (7/12/16)
Mayor Proposes Continued Growth of Transportation and Infrastructure (7/6/16)
"A" Street to Close at 70th for Repairs July 6 (7/6/16)
South 9th St. Closing at "G" St. for 10 Days Starting July 6 for Sanitary Sewer System Repair and Upgrade (7/1/16)
June
Open House Set on Improvements at 14th, Warlick, and Old Cheney (6/27/16)
Volunteers Needed for Oak Lake Cleanup July 5 (6/22/16)
Temporary Sidewalk Repairs to Begin in the Haymarket (6/20/16)
Construction Begins on Yankee Hill Project (6/8/16)
City Adds Hours, Encourages Recycling to Reduce Lines at Landfill (6/3/16)
May
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Friday June 3 (5/27/16)
All Lanes of S. 27th to Open in Area of Ideal Grocery Fire (5/23/16)
Recycle Lincoln! Aims to Double Recycling Rate (5/23/16)
Volunteers Needed for Waterfest and Public Works Day (5/19/16)
Vine Street Rehab Project Will Lead to Closures (5/19/16)
Railroad Repair to Close 33rd for Two Days (5/17/16)
Construction to Begin on Superior Street (5/13/16)
Mayor Presents Awards in Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest (5/12/16)
Mayor Urges Water Conservation, Especially Outdoors (5/12/16)
Mayor Thanks Voters for Passage of Stormwater Bond Issue (5/11/16)
S. 56th Now Open From Old Cheney to Pine Lake (5/9/16)
Esposito Returns to Lead Public Works and Utilities (5/5/16)
Public Invited to Waterfest and Public Works Day at Holmes Lake (5/5/16)
Section of Randolph to Close for Repair (5/4/16)
StarPass Offers Unlimited Summer Rides for Youth (5/2/16)
April
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday May 7 (4/29/16)
Open House Set on Vine Street Paving Project (4/27/16)
Open House Set on Superior Paving Project (4/26/16)
Open House Set on Yankee Hill Project (4/21/16)
"P" Street Improvements to Begin Soon (4/21/16)
Railroad Quiet Zone Considered for Southwest Lincoln (4/13/16)
Stormwater Bond Meetings Begin Monday (4/8/16)
14th and Adams to Close Overnight for Light Pole Replacements (4/8/16)
StarTran Ready for Busy Week (4/5/16)
March
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Saturday April 2 (3/30/16)
11th Street Project Wins Community Development Award (3/28/16)
Mayor Announces Stormwater Meetings and Plan to Assure Matching Funds (3/25/16)
Separation of Yard Waste Begins April 1 (3/25/16)
Geotechnical Work to Begin for 14th and Old Cheney Improvement Project (3/24/16)
Deadline Extended for Landscape Cost Share Program (3/23/16)
Pavement Repair Work Continues (3/17/16)
Railroad Crossing Repairs Set for Sunday (3/17/16)
Open House Set on 14th and Superior Landscaping (3/17/16)
Trees to Be Removed for "P" Street Project (3/17/16)
Manufacturer to Replace Centennial Mall Pavers (3/9/16)
Brine on Streets is Not Fresh (3/7/16)
Open House Set for Old Cheney Road Project (3/7/16)
Open House Set on 33rd and Cornhusker Study (3/1/16)
February
Mayor Says Citizen Vote on Stormwater Bond Fulfills Duty to Protect Residents (2/25/16)
Work Scheduled to Resume on Pavement Repair (2/23/16)
Tree Removal Starts Soon for Apple Street Project (2/22/16)
Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants Awarded (2/18/16)
Mayor Proposes Vote to Fund Flood Reduction and Water Quality Projects (2/18/16)
City Street Crews Continue Pothole Repair (2/12/16)
City Street Crews Focus on Potholes (2/8/16)
Several Options Available for Those With Tree Debris (2/3/16)
City Offers Alternate Parking Options During Parking Ban (2/1/16)
January
Free Tree Mulch Available (1/22/16)
"Green Light Lincoln" to Improve Traffic Safety and Flow (1/21/16)
Public Invited to Open House on Sanitary Sewer Backups (1/19/16)
Public Invited to Meetings on StarTran Service (1/13/16)
City Street Crews Tackle Potholes With New Equipment (1/8/16)

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66th from "X" to Fairfax

Jul. 25, 2016

The City of Lincoln along with their Contractor, Pavers, Inc. will be resurfacing 66th Street from "X" Street to Fairfax. The existing pavement will be milled and overlaid with new asphalt. The curb and gutter will be removed and replaced. Sidewalk curb ramps will be reconstructed to meet ADA requirements. This work is scheduled to begin Monday, August 8th, weather permitting, and is expected to be complete by November 2016.

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56th from Old Cheney to Shadow Pines

Jul. 11, 2016

The South 56th Street roadway widening project has been substantially completed and traffic is currently open to both lanes in each direction. The Contractor continues to work on watering the sodded areas during their establishment period. A number of storms have passed through the area over the past weeks and the new concrete box culvert structure on the Beal Slough has been performing as designed.

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"P" Street Streetscape Project

Jul. 11, 2016

Work continues on the ā€œPā€ Street Streetscape project on the north side of the street between Centennial Mall and 17th Street. The Contractor has been dealing with some surprise rain events over the last couple of weeks while trying to continue making progress on the project. The delivery of light poles, which will assist in the completion of the north side of ā€œPā€ Street between Centennial Mall and 16th Street, is being finalized. Once this issue is resolved the sidewalk in this block can be completed and project progress will continue to the east.

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