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Intersection . . . of relocated Highway 34 (center) and Highway 71 to right and left has been the scene of several accidents.

Pondering Plans . . . for a modernized Highway 64 are Clarence Russell of Weston, Raymond Kassell of Ames, Ralph Beck of Underwood and R.M. Terry of Weston.

Surveying Highway 375 . . . near High St. is a Highway Commission crew led by Leo Rodenburg, left. Robert Cook of Nevada operates the transit.

Posting Signs . . . showing the new routing of Highway 92 are Robert Anderson and Frank Aldredge, Iowa Highway Commission employees. This sign is being installed at the junction of Highways 92 and 375.

Work Is Progressing . . . on the rebuilding of the Highway 92-375 intersection. Kenneth Mc Donell, job foreman for Dugdale Construction of Omaha, said they are now using a "Clairey," a machine that rolls out the bumps in fresh concrete. Iowa Highway…

The Iowa Highway Commission has approved a stop sign arrangement for the intersection of Highways 275, 92 and 375 in southeast Council Bluffs. East-west traffic will not be required to stop while north-south traffic will stop. Construction of the…

The Iowa Highway Commission Tuesday released this drawing of the proposed improvement project on Highway 92 east of Council Bluffs. The plan would reduce from 30 to 4 the number of access points along the stretch of highway. It would also provide…

Public Works Director Maurice Pearce . . . views one of the two bridges on Highway 375 which, according to engineers, is in need of repairs. In the distance is the bridge which carries traffic over several sets of railroad tracks and a portion of…

Progress on the Highway 375 bridge resurfacing project is inspected by Maurice Pearce, Public Works director and Leo Rechtenbach, job superintendent for Hobe Construction Co., of Sioux City. Workmen have removed about three-fourths of the old…

The Highway 375 Bridge is slated for reopening in about mid-May, said Leo Rechtenbach, job superintendent for Hobe Construction Co. of Sioux City. Workers have poured most of the new paving and are preparing to place the new aluminum side rails. The…

Work continues Friday on the South Omaha Bridge where employees of the Eby Construction Company of Omaha have been contracted by the State of Nebraska to resurface and paint the span. Work began six weeks ago and Supervisor George Brower says it will…

Iron Workers . . . Conia Halterman, Route 4, and Paul Hodges, Omaha, perform welding chores on expansion channels for the South Omaha Bridge resurfacing project.

Checking Placement . . . of steel reinforcement before concrete is poured is George Brower, project supervisor.

After being closed to traffic since February, the Highway 375 bridge over Mosquito Creek was recently opened thus avoiding a pair of roundabout detours. The smoothly resurfaced bridge with new aluminum rails and new deck cost $190,000.

The South Omaha Bridge will be closed until sometime next spring while major maintenance work progresses. Superintendent George Grower of Eby Construction Co., said the job includes replacement of about 2100 feet of decking, a 1 1/2-inch coat of…

Closed since the middle of April, the South Omaha Bridge has been undergoing major repairs with new surfacing on the deck plus cleaning and painting. Highways 92 and 275 have been detoured until the work is complete. Job Supt. George Grower of Ely…

Re-opening of the South Omaha Bridge, closed for major repairs about a year, will probably be opened about July 1, W.D. Hattan, district construction engineer for the Nebraska Department of Roads, said Friday. Deck work is nearing completion, and…

Biggest Single Job . . . on the Highway 2-275 construction project is the building of a box culvert to replace a bridge across a ravine south of Sydney.

Among A Dozen . . . small jobs that make the 3.2 mile project a bustling scene is this concrete culvert near the junction with Highway 42.
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