US-275 work has been 33 years in the making, and I’ve been there for all of it...

This time, I think they mean it. I’m referring to Gov. Pete Ricketts’ and the Nebraska Department of Transportation’s announcements Friday that work on the US-275 Expressway between West Point and Scribner is beginning.

I say that because I’ve seen actual work being done at various places along that highway. It’s not what I consider actual road construction, but it’s enough in the way of preparation that I’m convinced something is about to happen.

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