Flooding in Nickerson, 3.13

Floodwaters from Maple Creek spilled over Nebraska 91, blocking vehicle and train traffic in March near Nickerson.

The flood-damaged Nebraska 91 stretch between Nickerson and Blair reopened on Wednesday, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

The road, which cost $1.8 million to repair, has been closed since March 15 due to flooding damage.

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It reopened to a single lane with flagging operations during work hours. Both lanes are expected to be open on Friday.

Goree Backhoe and Excavating of Fremont was the contractor on the project.


Assistant city editor

Shelly Kulhanek is assistant city editor.

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