Weather permitting, work will begin May 12 on N-58 north of Loup City, from Reference Post 41+82 to Reference Post 52+13, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Vontz Paving, Inc., of Hastings, Nebraska has the $4,731,809 contract.
Work will include culverts, bridge replacement, grading, concrete repair, asphalt paving and guardrail. Traffic will be maintained with one-lane closures, temporary traffic signals with reduced speed to 35 mph on the bridge and an 11-foot width restriction. Anticipated completion is November 2020.
Motorists should expect to see delays, reminded to drive cautiously through highway construction zones and to buckle up.