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March 6, 2014
For More Information Contact:
Craig Aldridge, City of Lincoln, 402-416-5349
Stephanie Rittershaus, Alfred Benesch & Company, 402-479-2200

Open House Set for 66th and Fremont Safety Improvements

The public is invited to an open house Thursday, March 13 on safety improvements planned for the intersection of 66th and Fremont streets. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria area at Pershing Elementary School, 6402 Judson Street.

Participants will learn about the need for the improvements and have the opportunity to view maps and photos of the current conditions. The public will be able to ask questions and discuss their concerns with the project team. Following the open house, the design team will begin developing and evaluating concepts to improve the intersection.

The 66th and Fremont intersection will be designed in 2014 with construction beginning as early as 2015, subject to the approval of the environmental document and the acquisition of right-of-way, if necessary.

The project is being funded through the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program, which requires a 10-percent local match. The City's match will come from funds designated for safety projects.

For more information, visit the project website at

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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