NDOT– Weather permitting, work will begin March 15 on NE-21 near Oconto, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
Paulsen Inc. Of Cozad, Nebraska has the $5,057,407 contract. Work includes culvert extensions, bridge rehabilitation, asphalt surfacing, earthwork, seeding, and guardrail beginning south of Oconto at Reference Post 49.67 and extending 12 miles north.
Traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals for bridgework, and flaggers and pilot cars for other work. The anticipated completion is fall 2021.
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, buckle up, and put phones down.