Omaha City Council commissions study to look at expanding Capitol Ave to Riverfront

Posted at 4:09 PM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 17:09:17-04

The city of Omaha is working on finding news ways to entice developers to the Riverfront. On Tuesday, the city council approved a study looking into extending Capitol Avenue.

Officials say the goal is to create a corridor enticing to traffic and guests - hoping it will lead to Riverfront development hear the old Rick's Boatyard site.

The study does not specify if its also looking into expanding the newly-established Capitol Entertainment District.

A rough draft is expected to be completed by the end of May.