City Councilman Pete Festersen, the City of Omaha Department of Public Works, and neighborhood organization Friends of Bridge are pleased to announce that the Dodge Street Overpass renovation project is scheduled to start the first week in July, with completion in time for the landmark’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and to kick off the 2017-2018 school year.
To complement the project, an open-to-the-public exhibit of historical information and images are now on display until August fourth at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, located on the First Floor, Union Pacific Atrium, and on the 2nd floor of the West hallway. The exhibit celebrates the bridge’s 50-year connection to the surrounding neighborhoods.
“When government works together with neighborhoods, business, and philanthropy we can accomplish great things," Festersen says. "I’m really excited to see the historic landmark and neighborhood icon get renovated for future generations because it’s part of what makes the area so special.”
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