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Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele and Teresa Anderson, director of the Central District Health Department will not be presenting updates on local Covid-19 on Thursday, May 28, 2020. In the future we will send out notices in advance of broadcasts when they will be scheduled.


ADA Accessible Sidewalk Curb Ramp Improvements - Community Development Block Grant (4th St to 5th St; Sycamore St to Eddy St)

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5th & Sycamore ramps

The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing that curb ramp and sidewalk construction for the 4th Street corridor from Eddy to Sycamore will resume on February 13, 2017.    

Curb ramp construction on 5th Street between Eddy and Sycamore was completed in 2016.  Curb ramp and sidewalk construction on 4th Street between Eddy and Sycamore began in the fall of 2016, and will resume the week of February 13, 2017.  Construction on 4th Street generally includes curb ramp installation in accordance with the American with Disability Act (ADA).  Select sidewalk replacement will also occur in the 4th Street corridor. 



Lions park

Lions Park Improvements began in the fall of 2016.  Lions Park Improvements generally include the construction of the new basketball and futsal courts,  sidewalk replacement and curb ramp installation.  Court surfacing will be installed in the spring of 2017.  Future improvements to Lions Park include replacement of the existing playground equipment and the installation of a second futsal court, as funding becomes available. 

The Lions Park and 4th Street curb ramps and sidewalk improvements were made possible by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the State of Nebraska.  Saul Ramos Construction, Inc. was awarded the construction contract on August 8, 2016.  The total current construction cost of the project is $720,165.00.  The City of Grand Island’s estimated cost is $87,448.14 with CDBG funding the remaining $632,716.86. 

For more information on the roadway project, and other Public Works projects, visit the projects webpage at, or call Tim at 308-389-0263.