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ADA Curb Ramp / CDBG Project

The City recently awarded a sidewalk and ADA curb ramp improvement project to Ben Engel Construction for $544,256.  The agreement for this project was signed January 11th, 2022.  ADA stands for Americans with Disabilities Act and requires that curb ramps be built to specific standards and slopes to allow for ease of travel.  The project is being primarily…

Street closures announced for safety after downtown fire

The City of Hastings is announcing street closures on West 2nd Street at Lincoln Avenue for eastbound traffic, and Hastings Avenue at 3rd Street for southbound traffic. As a result of the structure fire at 700 W 2nd Street on March 13, there have been examinations by two separate structural engineers that have been to the Bert’s Pharmacy building to…

Regulations on Political Signs

Below are the current city regulations for the placement of political signs. Political signs are no longer regulated under the sign code.   They are now considered temporary poster signs.  Temporary signs shall not be placed on the right-of-way, or obstructing vision at an intersection.  Poster signs shall be temporary and allowed on premise for up…

Museum Board to meet on April 28

The Hastings Museum Board will meet on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Library. The meeting is open to the public in person. A copy of the agenda is available at the City Clerk’s Office, 220 N. Hastings Avenue, Hastings, NE, or online here. Call 402-462-3500 for meeting information.

Part of 7th Street to close for private sewer work

Part of 7th Street will close temporarily at Crane Avenue for private sewer work in the area. Barricades and signs will be in place on 7th Street just west of the Crane Avenue intersection beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 7. Work will continue until Monday, April 11. A small area of 7th Street between Chestnut Avenue and Crane Avenue will be…