Leighton Avenue Project Open House Set For May 9

Published on May 01, 2024

Lincoln Transportation and Utilities invites residents to an open house Thursday, May 9, regarding a Lincoln on the Move street improvement project on Leighton Avenue. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Easterday Recreation Center, 6130 Adams St.

The open house will provide additional information about elements of the Leighton Avenue project, which include:

  • Mill and overlay of existing surfaces and base repairs where required
  • Concrete pavement repair
  • Removal and replacement of asphalt paving
  • Curb and curb ramp replacements
  • Inlet top replacements
  • Installation of a pedestrian crossing Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon

Construction will occur in three phases to reduce traffic inconveniences. The first of three phases for the improvement project begins May 6. Work is scheduled to be completed in fall 2024. Additional phases include:

  • Phase 2: North 63rd to 70th streets
  • Phase 3: North 48th to 53rd streets

Lincoln on the Move is a six-year, quarter-cent sales tax street investment focused on enhancing Lincoln’s street infrastructure that will dedicate an additional $96 million to street projects in Lincoln through 2025.

For more information on the open house, visit lincoln.ne.gov (search: Leighton).

For more information on this Lincoln on the Move project, visit lincoln.ne.gov/streets or contact James Puls, LTU, at 402-525-5641 or jpuls@lincoln.ne.gov.

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