Weather permitting, work will begin April 11 on N-97, from reference post 56+87 to reference post 66+96, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
Paulsen Inc., of Cozad, Nebraska is the prime contractor. Work includes grading, asphalt surfacing, drainage structures, erosion control, and seeding. Traffic will be maintained with a pilot car and flaggers and lane closures. A 10-foot width restriction will be in effect. The anticipated completion is November 2022.
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, buckle up, and put phones down.