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Downtown Omaha holding disaster planning exercise

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Posted at 10:14 AM, Sep 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-22 11:14:33-04

More than 3,000 employees are expected to participate in a disaster exercise involving the Omaha Fire Department and Omaha Police Department. 

The drill takes place downtown, focusing on evacuation of all three buildings on First National Bank's downtown campus. 

The exercise will cause the following streets to be closed from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m: 

Southbound 16th and Douglas

Eastbound 17th and Capitol 

Westbound 14th and Douglas 

Northbound 15th and Douglas 

Northbound 16th and Douglas