Highway 65 Bypass

Downtown merchants really need our support

Four months ago, I was reprimanded by Caltrans when I wrote about riding bikes and walking on the beautiful but under construction Highway 65 Bypass. That reprimand is removed for ...

Public invited to celebrate dedication of Lincoln Blvd. with special downtown events and promotions

By Judy Bennett Special to The News Messenger After a 23-year delay resulting from the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake that rocked northern California on Oct. 17, 1989, the ...

Datzman thanks Cosgrove

Multi-million dollar freeway projects don’t just happen in a city the size of Lincoln. The successful completion of the Highway 65 Bypass Project can be directly attributed to ...

Good news, bad news comes out of government affairs meeting

A Tuesday Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored meeting had good news and bad news. Lincoln businesses, the bypass and drug and gang activity were discussed during Tuesday m ...

Highway 65 bypass to open by fall

Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series about the Highway 65 Bypass, exploring how it will affect residents, what Lincoln businesses thrived because of Highway 65 trav ...

Slow down: 20 miles per hour on bypass detour curve

Lincoln Police officers are urging drivers to obey temporary speed limit signs on the 20 MPH curve on Highway 65, betweeen Sterling Parkway and Twelve Bridges Drive. Ten traffic ac ...

Let’s help downtown Lincoln flourish Let’s help downtown Lincoln flourish

Two of the four downtown business owners attending the Lincoln Boulevard Improvements Project workshop Aug. 11 liked what they heard. The other two had reservations. The project w ...

Highway 65 Bypass will be a huge benefit to Lincoln

Thank you to The Lincoln News Messenger for offering me the opportunity to provide a little history and to update the community regarding the State Route 65 project (the bypass) be ...

The future of Lincoln

In 2012, when the bypass is hopefully completed, Lincoln’s character will completely change. No longer will logging trucks and huge semis lumber down G Street. These changes an ...

Highway 65 project on schedule

Motorists will be zooming down the Highway 65 Bypass by next spring. That’s according to Rochelle Jenkins, public information officer for Caltrans. The bypass is scheduled to ...