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!





Crack Sealing

Wet weather can work wonders. Crops grow, lakes fill, and rivers flow, but our roads require a little extra protection from this essential element.


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US-75 Overview

With construction underway at the US-75/34 intersection near Bellevue and La Platte, use this helpful information to navigate the area.


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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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Do the Zipper Merge!

  • 1 November 2016
Zipper Merge

When a lane is closed in a construction zone, a zipper merge occurs when motorists use both lanes of traffic until reaching the defined merge area, and then alternate in “zipper” fashion into the open lane.  


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