Omaha drivers can expect to see some detours around town. The Mayor has announced 15 major street resurfacing projects totaling 25 lane miles and eight residential areas totaling 45 city blocks.
Mayor Mike Fahey plans to spend $4.5 million dollars on the project. Funding for the street resurfacing comes from the state's street and highway allocation and the city's wheel tax, not the general fund.
The first major resurfacing projects will begin in late June with the residential projects anticipated to start in July.
The residential areas targeted for repairs include:
The major streets to be repaired include:
Every year the City of Omaha Public Works Department evaluates the conditions of local streets to determine future projects based on need. Anyone concerned about the condition of their street should contact the Mayor's Hotline at 444-5555.