I680/HWY133 interchange

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I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Scott02Z71 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:43 pm

Hopeful someone has some information. I saw in one of the links on here about widening I680 that the interchange at Blair High was being re-done.

I cant seem to find any information about that project. It would be great as HWY133 is backed up daily at the intersection.

Anyone with info to share?

Thanks

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby choke » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:53 pm

Scott02Z71 wrote:Hopeful someone has some information. I saw in one of the links on here about widening I680 that the interchange at Blair High was being re-done.

I cant seem to find any information about that project. It would be great as HWY133 is backed up daily at the intersection.

Anyone with info to share?

Thanks


I tweeted NDOT complaining about that. It's supposed to happen by 2022 at the latest. Needs to be addressed right now IMO.

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Busguy2010 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:43 pm

What's going to happen? Are we talking a flyover from NB 680 to NB 133?

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby choke » Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:52 am

Busguy2010 wrote:What's going to happen? Are we talking a flyover from NB 680 to NB 133?


They are just expanding I-680 in both directions to three lanes between Fort and the Irvington exit.

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby HR Paperstacks » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:08 pm

choke wrote:
Busguy2010 wrote:What's going to happen? Are we talking a flyover from NB 680 to NB 133?


They are just expanding I-680 in both directions to three lanes between Fort and the Irvington exit.

There is supposed to be interchange modifications too. Not sure what those entail though.

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:07 pm

choke wrote:They are just expanding I-680 in both directions to three lanes between Fort and the Irvington exit.


Do you think that'll help? I thought the problem was backup from the light to get on 133. Only way to really solve that is to put in a flyover or a loop, neither of which there is really enough room for. So yeah, kinda curious what they will consider as improvements.

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Scott02Z71 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:40 am

The interchange needs lots of work. From the Highway 133 prospective, the problem is the amount of entrances to the highway RIGHT by the 680 onramp. Ida street and the entrance to the neighborhood will cause problems to any fixes I think.

Hope they find a good solution, having 133 traffic backed up for miles every morning is challenging.

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Busguy2010 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15 pm

Scott02Z71 wrote:The interchange needs lots of work. From the Highway 133 prospective, the problem is the amount of entrances to the highway RIGHT by the 680 onramp. Ida street and the entrance to the neighborhood will cause problems to any fixes I think.

Hope they find a good solution, having 133 traffic backed up for miles every morning is challenging.


So the problem is the lights? It's a pain to get to the Interstate in the morning and a headache to get off of it in the evening? It just takes too long to get to the wide-open stretch of 133 right?

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Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

Postby Scott02Z71 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:49 pm

Busguy2010 wrote:
So the problem is the lights? It's a pain to get to the Interstate in the morning and a headache to get off of it in the evening? It just takes too long to get to the wide-open stretch of 133 right?



It may be the lights, could be the volume at that time of day. Heading toward Omaha in the morning from Blair and home in the evenings. Traffic is backed up. Generally in the morning as the 2 lanes need to get on to the interstate, and that seems be be challenging for some.


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