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2018 Media Releases

July 12, 2018
For More Information Contact:
Hallie Salem, Urban Development, 402-441-7866
Holley Salmi, Public Works and Utilities, 402-430-6391

Haymarket Street Closures Change July 16

Beginning Monday, July 16, 8th Street, between "O" and "S" streets will close for repairs. Pedestrian access to businesses will be maintained. The work continues the last phase of improvements planned in the Haymarket and is expected to continue through August. Digital message signs will continue to alert drivers to additional street closures as work progresses.

The project includes resurfacing portions of 8th, "P", "Q", "R" and "S" streets; installing ADA-accessible sidewalk ramps, curbs and sidewalks; and enhancing aesthetics on 24 street corners between 7th and 9th streets. The Lincoln Haymarket Development Corporation provided input on the plans and schedule, which was adjusted to accommodate special events.

For more information on the street repair project, contact Gaylon Masek, Public Works and Utilities, 402-416-7486,, or visit (keyword: projects). Current information on street closures is available at (keyword: closures) or through the Waze mobile app.

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