14th & Old Cheney Intersection Improvement Project

An innovative intersection improvement project at
14th Street, Old Cheney Road, and Warlick Boulevard

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The need for improvement

South Lincoln’s growth has led to significantly increased traffic flows in the project area.

More development is planned to the south; traffic congestion will only increase if improvements are not made.

Peak traffic flows in the morning and late afternoon must be addressed.

Residents, businesses, and commuters traveling through the project area agree that something must be done.

Download Lincoln’s Growth Map for 2040

Growth tiers with priority areas, as identified by the Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan.

Conflict Point Comparison Chart (Existing Configuration vs. Proposed Configuration)

Safety is a high priority for Lincoln drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

The City of Lincoln is committed to providing safe, convenient, durable, and efficient transportation infrastructure.

As the intersection is now, there are 80 potential vehicle conflict points, versus the 40 conflict points in the proposed concept.

The area can be challenging for bicyclists and pedestrians to navigate efficiently, especially during peak hours.

Traffic congestion, especially during peak hours, is a community issue that needs a long-term solution.

14th & Old Cheney is one of the busiest intersections in Lincoln, handling nearly 38,000 cars per day. By 2045, that number will increase to 59,000 cars per day.

A new intersection design will move the community beyond previous incremental improvements to a long-term solution.

Community input played a significant role in the concepts proposed for this intersection.

Level of Service
February 2016 Traffic Counts
14th & Old Cheney 37,260 vehicles per day
16th & Old Cheney 25,800 vehicles per day
Warlick & Old Cheney 20,790 vehicles per day

Latest Updates

Important Changes Made to Alignment of 14th & Old Cheney Intersection Improvement Project

August 22nd, 2016|

LINCOLN – The City of Lincoln announced today important modifications to the configuration of the 14th & Old Cheney Intersection Improvement Project, [...]

Open House Set on Improvements at 14th, Warlick, and Old Cheney

June 27th, 2016|

The public is invited to an open house Thursday, June 30 on the improvement project planned for the intersection of [...]

Geotechnical Work to Begin for 14th and Old Cheney Improvement Project

March 24th, 2016|

Geotechnical work will begin Monday, March 28 at the intersection of 14th Street and Old Cheney Road as an initial [...]

Design Chosen for 14th, Warlick and Old Cheney

July 29th, 2015|

Mayor says City must move forward on the project Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that a design by Felsburg Holt [...]

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