Highway reporting requirement passed

Senators approved a bill May 21 intended to provide lawmakers with more information on the progress of highway projects.

Sen. Mike Moser
Sen. Mike Moser

LB579, introduced by Columbus Sen. Mike Moser, requires the state Department of Transportation to include in its annual report to the Legislature information detailing the amount of money spent to date on the state’s expressway system, the number of miles yet to be completed and expected milestone dates.

The report also must include a statement of all state highway projects under construction and the estimated cost of each project.

LB579 passed 45-0.

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