transportation

Omaha
7:58 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Additional open houses set for Heartland 2050 project

25 open houses are scheduled during the next month for additional public input on the Heartland 2050 plan.

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Government
8:07 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.

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Government
8:11 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Nebraska roads bonding bill overcomes filibuster

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects overcame a filibuster in the Legislature by lawmakers concerned about taking on the debt.

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Government
8:05 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Road-financing bill hits roadblock in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects is hitting a roadblock in the Legislature.

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Iowa
1:00 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Public meeting next Tuesday on Council Bluffs interstate project

The reconstruction of I-29 at U-S Highway 275 and Iowa Highway 92 in Council Bluffs is the subject of a public meeting next Tuesday.

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Government
7:53 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Bill would allow bond-financing for Neb. roads

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are being asked to take a new approach to roads funding, with a bill that would allow the state to finance high-priority projects with bonds.

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Government
8:20 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Renewed push made for Neb. texting, seat belt law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Highway traffic safety is getting a lot of attention from the State legislature, where lawmakers are hearing fresh calls to crack down on texting and driving.

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Iowa
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

$2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps

The 24th Street bridge in Council Bluffs was built during the first segment of the Interstate improvement project.
Credit Iowa DOT

Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs.

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Government
1:30 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

$11.5 million in state funding going to five communities for road projects

The city of Omaha will receive $6 million in state funding for road maintenance and repairs.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Central Omaha Transit public meeting Tuesday

Transportation and public transit options are the subject of a meeting Tuesday evening in Omaha.

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