The road to nowhere is finally going somewhere.
Dennis Wilson the Sarpy County Engineer says, "The road finally has a connection point."
For nearly a decade the Raynor drive connection to 48th has been disconnected pushing cut threw traffic into David Booth's neighborhood.
Booth says, "I always worry whether the kids will be safe out here playing around."
A pipeline runs underground and liability stopped street work over the top. But there's a new surveyor in town who pushed completion despite the concerns of Megellan petroleum .
Wilson says, " It brought it to a head so people knew this has to be addressed now because there are people on site working on street."
so Magellan found slack to move the line.
The pipeline company lowered the line thee feet in less than a week pouring new life into a stalled project that six years ago Fact Finders asked why the delay?.
But now drivers between two main roads have a direct connection
David Booth says, "The main thing for me is having access from 48th to 36th reduces the traffic coming up and down the street in our neighborhood and that's a good thing safety for my kids."
For years the Sarpy county street has been known as the road to nowhere. Neighbors now have a new description. Booth says, "This will be the road to freedom.
The Sarpy county engineer says the connection project cost taxpayers about two hundred thousand dollars but that was actually less than expected.