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October 15, 2020
Media Contact:
Erika Hill, LTU Communications and Public Affairs, 402-441-7538

Temporary Closures Begin October 19 for Tree Removal

Portions of South 16th, South 17th and "K" streets will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., October 19 through 23 for tree removal. The schedule is as follows:

Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes. Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) project dates are subject to change due to weather and unforeseen circumstances. Travelers are reminded to exercise caution around work zones. LTU appreciates the public's patience during this work.

This work is part of the Parks and Recreation Forestry Division program to remove diseased or damaged trees along arterial streets.

For more information contact Shane Dostal, LTU, at 402-525-7852 or Current information on street closures is available at (keyword: closures) or through the Waze mobile app.

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