Transportation Tidbits


Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Transportations' Transportation Tidbits! Here you can learn about the Department and the work that we do, as well as current happenings across the state. Stay tuned as more information is shared!





The Nebraska Department of Transportation is focused on being good stewards of the environment as well as our roadways.  We work each year to balance the needs of the public while maintaining a valuable habitat for native Nebraska wildlife.  We do this through strategic mowing as well as noxious weed maintenance. 


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Roundabout Refresh

  • 14 August 2017

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is joining with the rest of the country in using a roundabout intersection more often as a means of managing traffic, reducing traffic conflicts, increasing intersection capacity, controlling vehicle speeds, and reducing crashes at intersections.


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Nebraska’s roadside ecosystem is diverse and interesting.  In your travels, you’ve probably noticed deer, opossums, raccoons, and birds of prey from the comfort of your vehicle. Some of the most essential – and most easily overlooked – links in this ecological chain are in trouble, and the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is trying to help.


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Early June brings many things in Nebraska: warmer temperatures, fewer rain clouds, an uptick in mosquitoes, and the 37th annual Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska. Close to 600 cyclists will be riding a north-south route around the eastern portion of the state, camping overnight in several cities and riding anywhere from 12-112 miles per day.


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