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Northeast Nebraska Troopers Prepare for Memorial Day Weekend

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NORFOLK  — As travelers hit the road to mark the start of summer, troopers will be working to keep Nebraska roads safe during Memorial Day weekend.

In northeast Nebraska, troopers will be teaming up with local law enforcement to patrol several major highways. The efforts include operations in Norfolk, Columbus, South Sioux City, Schuyler, and other areas from May 27 through May 31.

“Summer has arrived and families are gearing up to travel,” said Captain Dain Hicks, Commander of Troop B – based in Norfolk. “Our troopers and local partners will be on patrol this weekend, working to take impaired drivers off the road and keep travelers safe.”

The effort includes high-visibility enforcement operations on several major highways in the area, including Highways 81, 20, 77, 275, 30, and more in northeast Nebraska. 

All motorists are encouraged to follow traffic safety laws, avoid distractions, wear your seat belt, and always drive sober. Any motorist in need of assistance can call the NSP Highway Helpline at *55 or 800-525-5555.