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Josh Moenning from 4Lanes4Nebraska talks about improving roads in the state

16 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, KFOR

 4/15/16 Josh Moenning from 4Lanes4Nebraska ( talks about improving roads in the state. Listen:

Fresh ideas on road funding

9 hours ago  •  By the Journal Star editorial board The advocacy organization 4 Lanes 4 Nebraska should be complimented for not ignoring an important part of the equation when it released a report touting the benefits of widening Highway 275 to four lanes between Norfolk and Omaha. The report conducted by Dr. Ernie Goss of Creighton […]

Study Touting Highway 275 Expansion to Four Lanes Released

13 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, US92 Radio

BY Chris Whitney, US92 NEWS NORFOLK – A group looking to expand parts of Highway 275 to four lanes held a meeting Tuesday afternoon to release recent findings from a study they commissioned toward the possible road expansion. Creighton University economics professor Dr. Ernie Goss conducted the study for the Norfolk-based group 4 Lanes 4 […]

Goss to discuss economic impact study on 275 in West Point

13 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, KTIC

Dr. Ernie Goss of Creighton University will be in West Point at noon on Tuesday at the Nielsen Community Center and at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce  building in Norfolk at 3:30 Tuesday to outline his economic impact study on the Highway 275 project. Created in 1988, the Expressway System was designed to link larger Nebraska […]

Goss: Expanding Hwy. 275 Would Boost Economy

13 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, WJAG

NORFOLK – Expanding the stretch of Highway 275 from east of Norfolk to north of Fremont would dramatically boost the state’s economy. That’s according the Creighton University economist, Dr. Ernie Goss, who Tuesday revealed his findings of a study commissioned by the group 4 Lanes 4 Nebraska. Goss also said his study revealed that widening […]

Efforts to get Highway 275 expanded welcomed

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:57 am By JERRY GUENTHER WEST POINT — A recent study touting the economic and safety benefits of expanding the remainder of Highway 275 to four lanes has created some excitement in Cuming County and elsewhere. It also has has some communities along the route hoping the excitement will provide […]

Study shows Highway 275 expansion could have $1.2-billion impact on Nebraska

13 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, KTIV

Posted: Apr 07, 2015 11:07 PM CDT By Matt Breen, Evening Anchor  NORFOLK, NE (KTIV/US92) – A new study says the four-lane expansion of Highway 275, in northeast Nebraska, would add more than a-billion dollars to the state over 15-years. The author of the study, Creighton University economics professor Dr. Ernie Goss, conducted the study for […]

Plans to expand Highway 275

13 Apr 2015 / in Hwy 275 Expansion, KLKN TV

Posted By: Megan Conway An economic impact study says expanding highway 275 to four lanes could make is safer. It stretches from Norfolk to Omaha and used heavily for manufacturing industries, including metal production and agriculture. The study says widening it to four lanes would reduce accidents by 40-60 percent. Also, the project would […]

Study: Failure to expand highway costs dollars, jobs, lives

April 08, 2015 6:31 pm  •  Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new study says completing a road expansion project between Omaha and Norfolk that’s more than a decade behind schedule could save lives and millions of dollars. Creighton economics professor Ernie Goss, who conducted the study, said Wednesday that expanding a 47-mile stretch of U.S. […]

Group’s study makes a case to finish the expressway

April 08, 2015 6:30 am  •  By Tracy Buffington/Fremont Tribune Nebraska could see a $1.2 billion economic benefit over a 15-year period, save commuters $7 million per year and reduce the number of traffic deaths if the long-delayed expressway system is completed in Northeast Nebraska, a new study states. Goss & Associates Economic Solutions LLC, headed by […]