OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Benson community in Omaha has broken ground on a nearly $2 million project that will widen the business district's sidewalks and provide more parking.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say the state's upcoming fuel tax increase will help replace old bridges, repave county roads and allow work on construction projects to start earlier.

The Omaha Public Schools board has until August 29th to vote on a facilities bond issue for it to go before voters in November.

OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools.

Omahans could pay much more in sewer use fees if a proposal before the City Council is approved Tuesday.

Omahans could see a substantial increase in their sewer bills.

Omaha will move forward with infrastructure and public safety projects.

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

The Omaha City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on possible changes to the sewer use fees paid by businesses.

It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.