An $11.6 million upgrade to Nebraska 79 from Raymond to Valparaiso is expected to keep much of the highway closed into November.
Pavers Companies of Waverly is scheduled to begin the work March 26, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. The project includes grading, culverts, landscaping, bridges, guardrails, fencing, street lighting and paving.
Nebraska 79 will be closed to through traffic from Raymond Road to County Road A, with a detour on North 14th Street. The Rock Creek Road intersection at Nebraska 79 will also be closed.