Installation Of Overhead Sign Near South Sioux City On November 1, Middle Of The Night

SOUTH SIOUX CITY – An overhead sign will be installed in early November in northeast Nebraska.

According to a release from the Nebraska Department of Transportation, weather permitting, work will begin November 1 on N-77.

Knife River, of Sioux City, Iowa has the $18,000,000 contract. Work includes the installation of overhead sign structure on N-77 in the southbound lanes from reference post 185+85.

N-77 southbound will be closed at the intersection of South Ridge Drive and Futures Drive. The westbound ramp from N-77 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured west on 29th Street (old Highway 20) to the intersection of N-20 by Martin Airfield. Traffic can then proceed west on N-20, east on N-20/I-129 or east on N-20 and then south on N-75.

The affected section of highway will be closed for approximately three hours during the middle of the night utilizing low traffic volumes.

Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up and to put phones down.