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2020 Media Releases

January 2, 2020
Media Contact:
Kitty Elliott, LTU Communications, 402-441-8469
Lorri Grueber, Community Operations Forester, 402-441-9461

Tree Removal to Cause Temporary Street Closure Friday

Holdrege Street between North 29th and 30th streets will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, January 3, for tree removal. The sidewalks on both sides of this block will also be closed. Drivers and pedestrians are encouraged to seek alternate routes.

The Community Forestry Division of the Parks and Recreation Department is removing trees on arterial streets that have been damaged by disease or vehicles. Travelers are reminded to exercise caution around work zones. Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) and Parks and Recreation appreciate the public's patience during this work.

For more information, contact Shane Dostal, LTU (402-525-7852,, or Lorri Grueber, Parks and Recreation (402-441-9461, Current information on street closures is available at (keyword: closures) or through the Waze mobile app. Information on the Community Forestry Division is available at (keyword: forestry).

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