168th Street Improvements – West Dodge to West Maple

About the Project

168th Street from West Dodge Road to West Maple Road is an important corridor serving the City of Omaha, Douglas County, and the increasingly rapid growth in the northwest areas of the metropolitan region. This section of 168th Street currently carries daily traffic volumes beyond the capacity of a typical three-lane roadway. Congestion is experienced at the intersection with Blondo Street during peak hours, with the volume of traffic making it difficult for vehicles to turn on and off 168th Street. In addition, increased development north of Maple Road has placed an emphasis on the need to improve safety and increase capacity along this corridor. Project benefits include improving safety, capacity and decreasing peak hour congestion.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:  Beginning Thursday, March 1,  168th Street between W. Dodge Road and Bedford Avenue , and Blondo between 171st Street and Dora Hamann Parkway will be closed for construction. The closure will be in effect for the duration of 2018. Stay tuned for more details as available.

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Check out the Third Edition of the 168th Street Improvement Project E-Newsletter!

Project Schedule

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The City hosted a pre-construction meeting on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The goal of the meeting was to introduce the project team, provide an update and inform of upcoming closure on 168th Street and Blondo. If you missed the meeting, please view the materials presented here.

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Jeff Babcock, P.E.
Project Manager, City of Omaha