The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) has informed Lancaster County Engineer, Pam Dingman, that Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds have been secured for the improvement project on Saltillo Road from S. 27th Street to S. 68th Street.
These funds have been secured at a 90% portion (approximately $7.2 million) with a 10% Lancaster County portion (approximately $1.5 million) for the project, which is estimated at $8.75 million.
Pam Dingman, Lancaster County Engineer, said, “I have been working with NDOT on a Safety Study of Saltillo corridor from S. 27th Street to S. 68th Street for some time. I am very excited to see this important project move forward and I look forward to the continued partnership with the Nebraska Department of Transportation.”
Lancaster County Commissioner Todd Wiltgen said, “This is welcomed news. We appreciate the Nebraska Department of Transportation recognizing the importance of the Saltillo Road Safety Study. This will allow us to make improvements along the Saltillo Road corridor.
Lancaster County will move forward with the selection of a design consultant to determine what improvements can be made to improve this corridor.