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Nebraska and Iowa State Patrol team up for holiday enforcement campaign

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Posted at 11:56 AM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 12:56:18-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Wednesday through Sunday, Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and Iowa State Patrol (ISP) will be teaming up to keep area roadways safe.

According to a release from NSP, both will be conducting a "high-visibility enforcement campaign" simultaneously on "major highways."

“Nebraska State Troopers work tirelessly to keep roads safe, but the effort doesn’t stop at the Nebraska border,” said Captain Dain Hicks, Commander of Troop B, which encompasses northeast Nebraska. “Our partnership with the Iowa State Patrol is designed to maintain safe roads for all motorists traveling in the area this Thanksgiving.”

NSP says the roadways it and ISP are focusing on include "Highways 20, 30, 81, and 275 in Nebraska and Highways 20 and 75, along with Interstate 29, in Iowa."

If you need assistance or want to report an impaired driver, you can contact NSP and ISP *55 or 800-525-5555.

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