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Nuckolls County to receive County Bridge Match program funds


September 30, 2021

The bridge along County Road 4000, just a mile and half north of the Oak-Nelson Road was recently replaced with three-eight foot culverts by the Nuckolls County Road Department. This bridge is just one of a few Nuckolls County has either replaced or removed over the last year though the Transportation Innovation Act; County Bridge Match Program. The program will reimburse the county for 55 percent of the construction cost.

Country roads provide essential mobility and connectivity for Nuckolls County residents. The condition of many of Nebraska's rural bridges impedes personal and commercial travel that is critical for safety and prosperity. The Transportation Infrastructure Bank Fund created the County Bridge Match Program, which devotes additional funding to pilot innovative solutions to help repair or replace critical bridges on county road systems. Nuckolls County has completed the four bridge projects that were approved for the program in 2020.

Nebraska State Statute 39-2805 created the program tha...

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