WEEKEND TRAFFIC ALERT:  The second phase of bridge demolition at 150th and West Dodge is underway this weekend. The eastbound lanes of the West Dodge Expressway are closed Saturday and Sunday and will reopen at 5:00am Monday March 26 in time for rush hour.  Eastbound traffic will be detoured at 156th Street. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane over the weekend at 150th. This alert is also displayed on the overhead message boards on Dodge to provide advance notice to drivers.  Please drive carefully through the construction area.

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News and Information

  • REACH Results Exceed Goals

    2018-03-24 16:24:23

    (March 23, 2018) A nationwide framework for Small and Emerging Business (SEB) opportunities is showing results in Omaha. "REACH", the Midwest’s largest, multi-partner initiative designed to increase certified SEBs, to ...

  • Improvements Planned for Siena/Francis House

    2018-03-22 19:48:35

    (March 22, 2018) Plans are underway to redevelop the Siena/Francis House campus, improving and expanding services to Omaha’s homeless population. The Omaha Planning Board will consider an amendment to an existing red ...

  • Civic Auditorium Site On the Market

    2018-03-20 23:24:44

    (March 20, 2017) “The Civic Auditorium site is back on the market,” said Mayor Jean Stothert. In an email to Mayor Stothert Tuesday, Project 19 LLC Member Zach Wiegert said it would “no longer pursue developing t ...

  • Solid Waste Contract Will Modernize Collections

    2018-03-06 23:41:10

    (March 6, 2018) Omaha’s next solid waste collection contract is expected to go out for bid by June. The contract will include collecting garbage, recyclables and yard waste.  The current contract with Waste Mana ...

  • Track Snow Plows on City Website

    2018-02-23 02:32:20

    (February 22, 2018) A new feature on the city website gives citizens a real-time progress report on snow operations. “This is an excellent tool to provide up-to-date information about street conditions in the winter, ...

  • Summer Job Applications Now Available

    2018-02-21 15:00:05

    (February 20, 2018) Omaha’s Step-Up summer jobs program is expanding. “Today marks a new chapter,” said Empowerment Network President Willie Barney. “We really want to thank the Mayor and City Council for the i ...

  • Recruit Class Brings Experience to OPD

    2018-02-17 01:25:20

    (February 16, 2018) Another Omaha Police recruit class graduated today from the police training academy, adding 27 officers to the department and adding to the historic level of police staffing. This recruit class, cal ...

  • Street Resurfacing To Begin in April

    2018-02-16 15:14:15

    (February 16, 2018) Mayor Jean Stothert announced an aggressive 2018 street resurfacing program in the State of the City speech Friday. 58 projects are on the initial schedule. Funding for these projects comes from mul ...

  • Neighborhood Grant Applications Due in March

    2018-01-29 20:06:12

    January 29, 2018 - Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert will again award neighborhood grants for projects that improve the quality of life, increase public safety, and help prevent crime in neighborhoods. This year, the Mayor ...

  • Libraries Celebrate Valentine's Day

    2018-01-27 17:28:50

    (January 26, 2018) All are invited to share the love at Omaha Public Library leading up to Valentine's Day. OPL is hosting several Valentine's-themed programs, February 9-16, for patrons of all ages to enjoy. Some ...