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Adams Central Avenue construction to overlap with start of school

Weather leads to delay in construction project
Adams Central Avenue construction will take longer than expected
Adams Central Avenue construction will take longer than expected(MGN Image)
Published: Aug. 3, 2020 at 4:59 PM CDT
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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - The current closures on Adams Central Avenue (north and south of US 6) will not be open to traffic prior to the start of the school year due to recent weather conditions, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT).

Weather permitting, the north and south legs of the intersection are anticipated to open in approximately three weeks, following the start of the school year. US-6 will remain open to traffic and utilizing alternate school routes is recommended. Suggested routes would utilizes S. Osage Avenue, W DLD Road and Southern Hills Drive.

In addition, an Adams County resurfacing project will begin August 3. The project will start just south of 12th Street on Adams Central Avenue and run 1.75 miles south to the north side of the roundabout between the elementary and the high school.

Werner Construction will move equipment on site and begin work the week of August 3, with anticipated completion by Wednesday, August 12. Adams Central Avenue will remain open to traffic with the use of pilot car through the construction area.

Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near construction zones, to expect delays and buckle up.

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