A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for areas west of Omaha until 11 p.m.; however, the metro area will likely have thunderstorms on and off throughout the overnight.
US highway 75 construction to being soon.
Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin Tuesday (5/18) on US-75 from 1.5 miles north of Nebraska City, north to the Union, US-34 junction, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.
The Cassgram reports Park Construction, of Hampton, Minnesota, has the $199,658 contract for crack sealing and fog sealing operations. It is anticipated that the fog sealing portion of the project will take approximately two days to complete. Fog sealing is spraying a coating of emulsified asphaltic oil on the existing surface. The crack sealing portion of the project will be done later this year.
A single lane of traffic will be maintained on US-75 through the work area. Pilot cars and flaggers will be used to direct traffic through the construction operations. Delays can be expected.