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January 16, 2014
For More Information Contact:
Craig Aldridge, Engineering Services, 402-416-5349
Stephanie Rittershaus, Alfred Benesch & Company, 402-479-2200

Open House Set on Improvements to Old Cheney

The community is invited to an open house Thursday, January 23 on improvements to Old Cheney Road from 70th to 82nd streets. The meeting is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Christian School, 5801 South 84th Street. Directional signs will be posted to guide the public to parking and meeting areas.

Because of rising traffic volumes, the existing two-lane rural street will be upgraded to a four-lane urban street with turn lanes, curbs and gutters. Construction is scheduled to begin February 3. The project includes the following:

The open house will provide an opportunity for attendees to view the current plans and construction schedule and speak with City staff, private utility representatives and the construction contractor.

For more information on the project, contact Craig Aldridge, City Public Works and Utilities Department, at 402-416-5349. For more information on the open house, contact Stephanie Rittershaus, Alfred Benesch & Company, at 402-479-2200. Information on City street projects can be found on the City website at (keyword: projects).

Accommodation Notice

The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public's access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402-441-7624 as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.

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