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Posted on: September 23, 2020

2020 Arbor Day Foundation/Peter Kiewit Foundation Community Tree Recovery Program

Since 2005, the Community Tree Recovery program has been assisting homeowners to rebuild the tree canopies in communities which have been affected by storms, floods, fires, and insects.

To date, more than 5 million trees have been distributed through this program, at no charge to the homeowners. In partnership with the Community Tree Recovery/Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska Extension, and the Peter Kiewit Foundation, the City of Columbus ...

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Columbus News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Permanent Closure of the Union Pacific Railroad At-Grade Roadway Crossings at 21st and 25th Ave

The Union Pacific Railroad at-grade roadway crossings at both 21st Avenue and 25th Avenue will be permanently closed beginning on September 28, 2020.

The closures are part of the 12th Avenue Viaduct project.  The remaining downtown area at-grade roadway crossings will be 23rd Avenue and 26th Avenue.

The 12th Avenue viaduct will be open to traffic after the ribbon cutting ceremony on September 2...

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