The History of the Lincoln South Beltway

The initial concept of a beltway around the City of Lincoln arose in the 1960’s. Due to inadequate funding, the concept slowly evolved over the past six decades. With the passing of the Build Nebraska Act, Nebraska Department of Transportation was finally able to commit the resources required to advance towards construction. The Lincoln South Beltway project was recently selected in a competitive grant process to receive federal funds through the TIGER Grant, which helped significantly reduce the construction schedule for the project.

 

 


Pre-Construction Meeting

March 11, 2020

If you are unable to attend the public information meeting at the Sesostris Shrine Center, all materials are available below, along with the opportunity to provide comments.

 

Meeting Materials

Meeting Handout

Display Boards

3-D Renderings

Meeting Presentation - PowerPoint Document

Recorded Meeting Presentation

 

 

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Project Updates

March 13, 2020

A recording of the pre-construction public information meeting presentation is now available.


March 10, 2020

We are taking precautionary measures to address the potential spread of influenza, COVID-19, and the common cold and have the information that will be provided at tomorrow's meeting available on this webpage above. If you are experiencing any symptoms, please utilize alternative resources and consider refraining from attending the meeting. Any comments or questions can be submitted here.


March 9, 2020

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Construction Phasing

Click on the green dots below to navigate through the phases of construction of the Lincoln South Beltway.

*Subject to Change

 

  1. March 2020 - May 2020

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  2. May 2020 - November 2020

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  3. December 2020 - May 2021

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  4. June 2021 - May 2022

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  5. June 2022 - December 2022

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  6. January 2023 - December 2023

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

  7. Construction Complete

    Legend

    Green = Open       Gray = Beltway       Orange = Closed       Black dashed line = Detour

    Orange diamond = City of Lincoln Project       Orange Square = Lancaster County Project

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