NDOT– Weather permitting, work will begin April 1 on N-97, according to the Nebraska Department of Trasportation.
Paulsen Inc., of Cozad, Nebraska, has the $10,360,006 contract. Work includes grading, asphalt, drainage structures, erosion control, and seeding, from Reference Post 44+27 to Reference Post 56+88. Traffic will be maintained with a 10-foot width restriction and lane closures utilizing flaggers and a pilot car, in addition to temporary traffic signals for a portion of the work at the Dismal River location.
Between May 17 and June 6, a road closure will be in effect.
Anticipated completion is November 2021.
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up, and to put phones down.