MURRAY, Neb. (KMTV) — Heavy rains caused significant damage to Nebraska Highway 1 just east of Murray on Tuesday, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT).
Contractors are on-site for repairs.
See more from NDOT below:
⚠️ Traffic Alert! ⚠️ Heavy rains resulted in significant damage on N-1 just east of Murray. Viaduct is intact. Road is closed to all traffic. Contractors are all already on site for repairs. Detour routes are N-66 & US-34. Check https://t.co/dMWDoxmD2N for latest. pic.twitter.com/Rzoxf6oRe2— Nebraska DOT (@NebraskaDOT) August 31, 2021
Effective immediately, emergency closure of N-1 in Murray, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
Graham Group (US) Inc., of Omaha, Nebraska, has the $12,996,000 contract. Closure is necessary due to pavement failure east of the Murray viaduct from heavy rains. This viaduct is also closed to pedestrians. Traffic will be maintained by a marked detour along US-34 and N-66.
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up, and to put phones down.