Construction Work On NE Hwy 21 Near Lexington Set To Begin October 5

According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation, work will begin October 5 on N-21 weather permitting.

Paulsen, Inc., of Cozad, Nebraska has the $4,354,807 contract. Work includes the removal of two bridges, which will be replaced with box culverts. Work will take place from Reference Post 32+25 to Reference Post 35+00. Traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals with a 12-foot width restriction. Anticipated completion is January 2021.

Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up, and to put phones down.