Road Work Near Crofton, Battle Creek to Begin Monday

LINCOLN - A pair of roads projects are scheduled to will get underway Monday.  East of Crofton at the junction of U-S Highway 81 and Nebraska Highway 12, workers will begin surface and bridge-repair work on eight miles of road north to the junction of 81 and Nebraska 121 near South Yankton.  Roads officials estimate a mid-October completion date.  Workers will also begin resurfacing the mile-and-a-half stretch of Highway 121 from Battle Creek north to Highway 275.  They’ll also construct a right-turn lane on eastbound 275 onto 121.  Anticipated completion date is the end of September.  Officials will use traffic signals, flaggers and pilot vehicles to maintain traffic.