North Platte, Neb. — Work will begin Monday, Oct. 5 on Nebraska Highway 21 north of Lexington, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Paulsen, Inc. of Cozad, Nebraska, has the $4.3 million contract. Work includes removal of two bridges which will be replaced with box culverts.
Traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals with a 12-foot width restriction.
Anticipated completion is January 2021. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up, and to put phones down.