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Braasch Reconstruction Project to Begin May 18, 2020

May 07, 2020

Braasch Avenue from 1st to 3rd Street will be closed on May 18, 2020 as part of the Braasch Avenue Reconstruction Project. This closure is expected to last approximately 3 months. North and South traffic on 1st Street will be maintained throughout the project, but may be reduced to one lane in each direction during portions of the project. The project will be broken into three phases, all of which…

Westbound Lanes on Norfolk Ave from 2nd-3rd St. to Close for One Day

Apr 29, 2020

Due to the installation of water and sewer service lines, westbound traffic on Norfolk Avenue from 2nd Street to 3rd Street will be closed all day on May 4, 2020. Concrete paving will replace the removed street section after underground services are installed.

If there are any questions regarding the project, please contact the City of Norfolk Engineering Division at (402) 844-2020 or

Elm Avenue Bridge Closure to Begin Tuesday, April 28

Apr 22, 2020

Bridge repairs on the Elm Avenue Bridge between 3rd Street and 4th Street is set to begin Tuesday April 28, 2020. The bridge repair project consists of deck repair, approach mill and overlay, and sidewalk repair. The repair project and bridge closure is expected to last 45 days. A signed detour route will be provided, directing traffic north/south on Riverside Blvd and 1st Street and east/west on…

Street Replacement on Raasch Dr. to Start April 22

Apr 21, 2020

Raasch Drive from 34th Street to the west entrance of Sugar Plum Oak will be closed starting Wednesday, April 22 and last approximately one month. Raasch Drive from 31st Street west to Sugar Plum Oak will remain open during construction.

Click here to view a map of the project area.

If there are…

Braasch Avenue Reconstruction Project to Delay Start Date

Apr 03, 2020

The City of Norfolk in cooperation with the prime contractor, Penro Construction, has decided to delay the start of construction on Braasch Avenue to mid-May. This delay will allow the suppliers and contractors additional time to stockpile construction materials during this time of reduced market capacity. This delay will also aid the City of Norfolk in responding to any effects that may arise from…

Braasch Reconstruction Project to Begin April 13

Mar 24, 2020

Braasch Avenue from 1st to 3rd Street is planned be closed on April 13, 2020 as part of the Braasch Avenue Reconstruction Project. This closure is expected to last approximately 3 months. North and South traffic on 1st Street will be maintained throughout the project, but may be reduced to one lane in each direction during portions of the project. The project will be broken into three phases, all…

Partial Street Closure to Begin Tuesday, December 3rd

Dec 02, 2019

Due to utility work, a portion of 11th Street between West Park Avenue and Hayes Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday, December 3rd.

Barricades will be set up on the south side of the intersection of 11th Street and West Park Avenue and north of the alley between West Park Avenue and Hayes Avenue. Homeowners living in this area should not have issues accessing their driveways. This closure…

Upcoming Road Closure for Utility Work

Nov 07, 2019

Beginning on Monday, November 11th, sewer utility work will begin in the area of Channel Road and South Victory Road on the east side of town. Access will be limited to local traffic only from Channel Road south of Phillip Avenue and South Victory Road north of Omaha Avenue.

During the hours of construction, both lanes of traffic will be closed only in the area where construction is taking…

Twenty-fifth Street Roadside Maintenance

Oct 30, 2019

City Street crew will begin terrace grading and street maintenance on 25th Street north of Benjamin Avenue next week.

The crew will be grading the terrace in an effort to improve drainage in the area. This consists of cutting off the buildup of dirt and sod within four to six feet of the street edge that is preventing proper drainage into the east ditch. The ditches will be re-graded between…

Temporary Closure Scheduled for Bridge Repair

Sep 30, 2019

Repair work on the First Street bridge north of Benjamin Avenue over the flood control is expected to begin on
October 8th and will require a full lane closure lasting approximately one month.

The City of Norfolk is planning to award a contract to JJK Construction, LLC from Ceresco, NE at the City
Council meeting on October 7, 2019 for repair work to be done on various City-owned…