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108th Street Improvement Project – Burt to Decatur (OPW 51810) & Oakbrook Channel Repair Project (OPW 53707)

About the Projects

The 108th Street Improvement Project will improve safety, drainage, and pedestrian connectivity in the area. This project is planned to be reconstructed to a three-lane roadway (one through lane in each direction with a center turn lane) with roundabouts at the North Mill Road, Burt Street and Mill Valley Road intersections. New storm sewer improvements, curb ramps that meet Americans with Disabilities standards, a trail and sidewalks will also be constructed. The initial project area was between Burt Street to Decatur Street, but the boundary was extended south to Mill Valley Road to make additional improvements.
Construction on this project is anticipated to begin in Spring 2022 and be complete in fall 2023. 
Adjacent to the 108th Street project, the Oakbrook Channel has degraded over time, resulting in major streambank erosion and stability concerns. The area around the channel has been compromised, including sanitary sewer lines and power transmission line poles. There are also multiple private storm drain outfalls along the channel and the City is working with owners to develop solutions. The proposed project focuses on the downstream channel beginning near Seward Street and the tributary channel perpendicular to 108th Street near Charles Street.

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108th Street Project Schedule

Oakbrook Channel Project Schedule



Construction Updates

November 1, 2023
September 15th, 2023
The City of Omaha would like to take this opportunity to update you again on the reconstruction of the 108th Street project from Decatur Street to Mill Valley Road.  The project at this time, and as mentioned in our update in the June newsletter, will not be completed as per our originally anticipated completion date this year due to unforeseen utility issues in each of the phases of work.   The project completion of all four phases is expected to be in late spring/early summer 2024.  At this time, work continues inside phase three and is expected to be completed in early November.  As this date gets closer, a more detailed newsletter will then be posted again updating the project at that time.
May 2, 2023
November 9, 2022
Beginning tomorrow November 10th after 9 AM, the intersection of 108th and North Mill Road will be closed to traffic.  The closure is part of the 108th Street reconstruction project.  
The closure will last until early Summer 2023.
October 4, 2022
Beginning Wednesday October 5, 2022, After 9 AM, 108th Street (Phase 1) will be opened to restricted traffic from Hamilton to Decatur Street. In addition, Phase 2 work will begin on Wednesday October 5 closing 108th Street from Hamilton Plaza to Nicholas Street after 9 AM.



March 18, 2022
Attend the most current Virtual Meeting HERE
February 11, 2021
February 2021 Virtual Meeting about the 108th Street & Oakbrook Channel project HERE!
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June 9, 2020 
First Virtual Meeting! Learn more about the 108th Street & Oakbrook Channel project HERE!
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 Contact Us

  • To submit a comment or receive project updates, join the project mailing list through our Contact Form.
  • To provide your input about a specific location within the project area, visit the City Map.


108th Street Improvement Project
Troy A. Staroscik
Project Manager, Public Works Department
Construction Division
City of Omaha
Oakbrook Channel Repair Project
Kristi Evans, PE.
Project Manager, Public Works Department
City of Omaha