Watts Electric Company

Harris Overpass “O” Street, 2nd to 9th

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Contract Amount: $1,104,000.00

A $24.1 million Railroad Transportation Safety District (RTSD) project to replace the existing bridge linking downtown Lincoln with West Lincoln. The bridge is 1886 feet long, crosses 25 active rails, and was completed in half the time allotted for construction.

The project was awarded a 2010 Merit Award for aesthetic enhancements including the cultured stone piers and ornamental lighting. Watts Electric Company was responsible for the ornamental lighting, underdeck and roadway lighting, traffic signals, underdeck communication duct system, and fiber optic work.