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Benjamin Avenue Road Construction

Apr 30, 2021

Road construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 3 to repair the railroad crossing East of First Street on Benjamin Avenue. During construction, traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction from First Street to the Flood Control. Repair of the crossing is expected to last one week.

If you would like more information, please contact City Staff Engineer John Cahill at (402)…

Open House Planned to Highlight Drinking Water Week

Apr 28, 2021

The City of Norfolk and partners throughout North America kick off Drinking Water Week by highlighting the different ways consumers’ tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water Week runs from May 2nd through May 8th this year.

For several decades, American Water Works Association (AWWA) and its members have celebrated Drinking Water Week, a unique opportunity for both water professionals…

Water Main Flushing Second Week

Apr 28, 2021

The Norfolk Water Division will begin their annual water main flushing program on April 25th, 2021.  Flushing will be conducted during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 PM and concluding at 6:30 AM the following day.  Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning.  No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings.  It is estimated that the…

Annual Water Main Flushing First Week

Apr 21, 2021

The Norfolk Water Division will begin their annual water main flushing program on April 25th, 2021. Flushing will be done during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 PM and concluding at 6:30 AM the following day.  Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning.  No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings.  It is estimated that the flushing…

HYDRANT FLUSHING

Apr 19, 2021

Areas to be flushed during the day, April 19th through April 23th are as follows:

On 49th Street from Omaha Avenue north to Eisenhower Avenue then east to 37th St., continuing south on 37th Street to Golf View Dr.  Also on Hwy 275 from 49th St. heading east to Divots and all hydrants around Divots.

Then on Omaha Avenue from 37th St. to 25th St., then we will continue south on 25th…

Open House to be Held for Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project

Apr 05, 2021

The public is invited to attend an open house highlighting the Benjamin Avenue Improvement Project on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center, Room E (601 E Benjamin Avenue) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

City staff and the design team will be showing the nearly completed design and construction phasing of the Benjamin Avenue improvements. An updated…

City & Community Partners to Host Second COVID Vaccine Event

Apr 02, 2021

The City of Norfolk and the Mayor’s Diversity Council are collaborating with Northeast Community College (NECC) and the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) to host another COVID Vaccine Information and Registration Event. The event is being held in conjunction with the American Red Cross Blood Drive that day on campus.

Students and members of the community wanting more…

Solid Waste Division Lends a Hand During Spring Cleaning

Apr 01, 2021

The Norfolk Solid Waste Division is lending a hand to residents in an effort to make spring cleaning a little bit easier. From Friday, April 09, until Thursday, April 22, the City will be providing a 2-week “Spring Clean-Up” period for residents to bring old appliances for disposal. Some items may be disposed of for free, and some will require a fee, depending on the type of product. Listed below…

Street Closure for Maintenance

Mar 29, 2021

The Norfolk Street Division will be performing maintenance on portions of First Street from Andrews Drive through First and Eisenhower Avenue. The street will be closing today around noon until further notice.

 

Contact:

City of Norfolk

Street Division

402-844-2180

Downtown Parking Open House

Mar 26, 2021

A public open house will be held at the Norfolk Public Library, 308 West Prospect Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska, on Thursday, April 01, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss phase 1 of a downtown parking study.

A demonstration will be provided followed by a discussion on resources available to manage the supply and demand of parking downtown. City staff will be available to answer questions about the…