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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to expedite work on Nebraska roads projects is drawing a wide range of supporters, but some lawmakers are questioning their plan to pay for it.

Omaha, Lincoln apply for federal Smart City Challenge

Feb 10, 2016

Omaha and Lincoln are among 77 applicants for a U.S. Department of Transportation program focused on technology and innovation.

It’s called the Smart City Challenge. The DOT wants cities to present ideas that use technology to make travel safer and more reliable.

Murthy Koti, Traffic Engineer with the city of Omaha, says the Smart City Challenge has three goals.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department says Interstate 80 will reopen in both directions Wednesday afternoon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds forced officials to close more than 100 miles of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska because of dangerous conditions Tuesday.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot has been found dead at the scene of a plane crash in northeast Nebraska.

UNO's MavRide program to expand in 2016

Dec 17, 2015

UNO is expanding its MavRide program on January second.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash on Interstate 29 in western Iowa.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a small plane that took off from an Omaha airport crashed on Interstate 29 north of Council Bluffs.

Small plane crashes along Interstate 29

Dec 10, 2015

Authorities are on the scene of a small plane crash along I-29 in Council Bluffs.

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