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Highway 275 completion receives most support at hearing

21 Sep 2015 / in Norfolk Daily News

By JERRY GUENTHER If Nebraska is ever to get caught up with its highway and bridge construction and repair needs, it is time to consider issuing bonds to pay for the work. That was the overriding sentiment expressed by many of the people who testified Wednesday afternoon at a legislative hearing designed to get […]

Public hearing in Norfolk to focus on roads needs

31 Aug 2015 / in Norfolk Daily News, Uncategorized

Special to the Daily News Few topics generate as much interest in Northeast Nebraska as highway needs. Perhaps that’s why the Legislature’s Transportation and Telecommunications Committee will kick off a series of statewide public hearings in Norfolk next month. The hearing is set for Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center […]

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 pegs benefits of finishing Highway 275 expressway

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 9:00 am | Updated: 9:37 am, Wed Apr 8, 2015. By GREG WEES Widening Highway 275 to four lanes between Norfolk and Scribner would yield significant economic and safety benefits, a study by a Creighton University economist concludes. Dr. Ernie Goss revealed his findings at meetings Tuesday in West […]

Coalition bands together on Highway 275 expansion

By KENT WARNEKE Industry and business interests in Northeast Nebraska have banded together to form a coalition to promote the modernization of Nebraska’s transportation infrastructure. The immediate focus? Expand Highway 275 from two to four lanes from east of Norfolk to west of Fremont. “Expanding Highway 275 is critically important to Nucor,” said Dirk […]