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Columbus Nebraska - Nebraska Department of Transportation Press Release 10 August 2022 ( news )
Columbus , state Nebraska ( By Press Release office)
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For Immediate Release
Construction to Begin on EPA Superfund Site on 23rd Street in Columbus
August 9 , 2022 ( Norfolk , Neb . ) — Weather permitting , construction work will begin on August 15 on Phase 1 of the EPA Superfund site on 23rd Street in Columbus , according to the Department of
The westbound lanes will be closed from approximately 28th Avenue to 23rd Avenue . This work will involve removing existing pavement betwee......n 26th Avenue and 25th Avenue and replacing contaminated material . Traffic will be shifted to a two - way , two - lane roadway in the eastbound lanes and 26th Avenue will be closed north of 23rd Street . Traffic will be allowed to enter and exit 26th Avenue south of 23rd by right turn only . Traffic will be controlled with stop signs or by flaggers .
Phase 2 of the EPA Superfund site will begin at the completion of Phase 1 , with completion of all work scheduled for fall of 2022 . Project information available on NDOT website at: ndot . info/32234 .
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones , to buckle up , and put phones down .
Tony Lange , ( 402 ) 564 - 5751
NR31 - zx - 32234
District 3 Headquarters
408 N 13th Street
Norfolk , NE 68701 - 3714
Phone ( 402 ) 370 - 3470 Fax ( 402 ) 370 - 3473
dot . nebraska . gov
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