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Temporary Closure of 1st Street

May 24, 2024

Beginning Tuesday, May 28 North 1st Street will be closed from Norfolk Avenue to Prospect Avenue to repair damage caused by a vehicle accident. 

Work is anticipated to last a week. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.

Intersection Closure Begins Next Week

May 13, 2024

Beginning the week of May 20, the intersection of South 4th Street and Monroe Avenue will be closed to through traffic due to sanitary sewer installation. 

The closure is expected to last approximately 7 days, weather dependent, with all efforts made to expedite the completion of the project and minimize disruptions to residents in the area.

During this period, motorists will need…

1 & 6 Year Street Improvement Plan Open House

May 07, 2024

An informational meeting will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Norfolk Public Library, 308 Prospect Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to gather community input on the City of Norfolk One & Six Year Street Improvement Plan.

If you have any questions, please contact Engineering at 402-844-2020.

Downtown Signal Study Begins Friday

Apr 10, 2024

The City of Norfolk will be conducting a signal study at two intersections on Norfolk Avenue, set to last three to four months.

Beginning mid-morning on Friday, April 12, the intersections at 4th Street and Norfolk Avenue, and 5th Street and Norfolk Avenue will change to four-way stop-controlled intersections.

The signals will be covered (bagged) as part of the study, and temporary…

Street Closure Begins Monday

Apr 09, 2024

Beginning the week of April 15, a portion of South 4th Street will be closed to through traffic due to sanitary sewer installation. The street closure will be from Monroe Avenue south to south of Jackson Avenue. 

The closure is expected to last approximately 21 days, weather dependent, with all efforts made to expedite the completion of the project and minimize disruptions to residents in…

South 1st Street to Open Friday Morning

Mar 29, 2024

Work has been completed on the sanitary sewer installation on South 1st Street. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29, the street will be accessible to traffic.

As the street reopens, motorists can resume using their regular routes without any detours. If you have any further inquiries, please feel free to reach out to the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020. Thank you for your patience…

East Prospect Street Closure

Mar 13, 2024

Beginning Monday, March 18th, East Prospect Avenue will be closed from 1st Street to Cottonwood Street for the construction of the Johnson’s Park Project.  The contractor will be removing a portion of the street along Prospect from 1st to Oak and along the west side of Oak Street.  

East Prospect Avenue from 1st Street to Cottonwood Street, and Oak Street from Nebraska Avenue to Prospect…

Road Closure Due to Sanitary Sewer Installation

Mar 06, 2024

Beginning the week of March 18, a portion of South 1st Street will be closed to through traffic due to sanitary sewer installation.

The street closure will be south of Jackson Avenue approximately 300 feet and is expected to last two weeks, with all efforts made to expedite the completion of the project and minimize disruptions to residents in the area.

During this period, motorists…

Benjamin Avenue Open to Traffic

Dec 15, 2023

Benjamin Avenue is now open to traffic from 13th to 1st Street. The intersection at Riverside Boulevard is also open to traffic. Some additional work will continue in the next few weeks to finish pavement markings and install the permanent traffic signals.

Outstanding work to be completed in the spring will include installing the remaining street lighting on the south side of Benjamin, planting…

Temporary Evening Closure of 1st Street

Dec 07, 2023

1st Street is set to temporarily close once again on Thursday, December 7, around 7:00 p.m. The closure is due to a crane being moved across 1st Street, and it should last approximately 45 minutes.

If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Division at 402-844-2020.