Nebraska Department of Transportation


NDOT Advances Projects Along Highway 275 Corridor

Highway 275 from Norfolk to Fremont has long been an identified corridor critical to the economic growth of northeast Nebraska and the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) has recognized this corridor as a priority....


Nebraska Launches $352M Lincoln South Beltway

Most large cities have a loop around the city center to divert traffic from the downtown area and to enhance traffic flow. Lincoln, Neb., has been dreaming of a beltway since the 1960s, but until the Build Nebraska Act was passed in 2011, designating one-quarter of 1 percent of sales tax for expansion of the expressway system, federal high priority corridors and preservation of the existing transportation system, the Nebraska Department of Transportation wasn't able to commit the resources necessary....


Nebraska DOT Improves U.S.-136 in Webster County

Work is under way on an $11 million project in Webster County, Neb., to resurface 11 mi. of U.S.-136. The contract was awarded to Werner Construction Inc. of Hastings, Neb. "The road is in terrible shape....


NDOT Shares Fremont Plans

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced construction on the Fremont Southeast Beltway could begin as early as July 6 due to financial support from the Fremont community. In 2018, the project was fast tracked and moved from the 2024 construction season to 2020 due to the growing need to improve mobility and support truck traffic associated with economic growth of the region....


AASHTO Recognizes Eight Nebraska DOT Transportation Projects

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), in Washington D.C., is beginning a new public outreach campaign entitled "The Benefits of Transportation: The Solutions State DOTs Bring to People and Their Communities." Designed to increase public awareness about the multitude of benefits transportation investment provides, this new national campaign uses an interactive map to link website visitors to transportation projects across the country — eight projects in Nebraska — that are reducing travel times, improving safety, protecting the environment, and boosting the economy....


Nebraska Department of Transportation Selects County Bridge Match Program Proposals

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced 20 proposals have been selected for funding in the fourth round of the County Bridge Match Program (CBMP). The program was created as a result of the 2016 Transportation Innovation Act (TIA), signed into law by Gov....


Nebraska DOT Awards $352M Contract

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced last month that Hawkins Construction of Omaha has been awarded the contract to construct the Lincoln South Beltway. Once complete, the South Beltway will improve safety and regional mobility by connecting U.S....


IHC Rebuilds Nebraska's I-80/I-76 Interchange

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), via a $44.5 million contract awarded to Interstate Highway Construction Inc. (IHC), is rebuilding the interchange at I-80/I-76 near Big Springs — close to the "Colorado Corner" — and 6 mi....


NDOT Releases 2020 Construction Program

On Sept. 10, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) released its 2020 Construction Program, which details transportation projects scheduled for funding over the next year and identifies those planned for construction in the following five years....


Nebraska DOT Receives Federal Grant for U.S. 75

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) has received a $20 million federal grant for the expansion of U.S. Highway 75 between Murray and Plattsmouth through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program....