Category Archives: Transportation

Schemmer’s Engineering Division Promotes Three

At Schemmer, we develop leaders; whether you want to be a leader in the company or a leader in the industry. Because of our open-book management style, every employee has access to our vision, strategy, and financial progress so employees are empowered to be leaders. It’s a key value when considering our goals regarding growth…
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New Section of Fremont SE Beltway Nears Completion

New Section of Fremont SE Beltway Nears Completion The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) has announced that drivers will soon have access to a new section of the Fremont SE Beltway in Fremont, NE. The section of roadway will give drivers access to the new beltway from US-275 to Downing Street. Initially, the opening…
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Project Spotlight – Progress at 40th and Rokeby in Lincoln, NE

Progress at 40th and Rokeby in Lincoln, NE The city of Lincoln, NE contracted Schemmer to design the plans for the reconstruction and widening of S. 40th Street from Rokeby Road to Yankee Hill Road.   The project is split into two phases to accommodate development and access for adjacent property owners in the…
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Transportation Engineers: What are their roles?

Transportation Engineers: What are their roles? In the vast world of architecture and engineering, there are dozens of disciplines that play an integral part in making sure projects are safe, efficient, and beautifully designed. You'll find Transportation Engineers where the rubber meets the road, the bridge meets the bank and all areas in between. …
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Project Spotlight – Lincoln South Beltway

The Lincoln South Beltway is complete and open Over six decades ago the Lincoln South Beltway’s initial concept to create a beltway around the City of Lincoln arose. Consequently, the concept to connect U.S. Highway 77 to Nebraska Highway 2 has slowly evolved over time. Now, day by day, it’s coming closer to fruition as…
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Project Spotlight – Progress on Benjamin Avenue

The city of Norfolk, NE contracted Schemmer to design the plans for the complete reconstruction of Benjamin Avenue from 1st to 13th Street. The pavement on the stretch of Benjamin Avenue from 1st Street to 13th Street had deteriorated over time. That and a high crash rate was causing traffic problems along this roadway. Schemmer's design…
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Traffic Data Collection

Communities recognize that traffic safety and efficiency have become vital concerns for their residents and businesses. This is where traffic data collection comes in. At Schemmer, we know how important it is to fully understand the client’s needs, whether they represent a public agency or a private enterprise. Increased traffic volumes and longer drive times…
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Project Spotlight: Waverly Road

The City of Seward, Nebraska, contracted Schemmer to prepare plans for the reconstruction of Waverly Road from Highway 15 to the Plum Creek Bridge. Previously a two-lane section with roadside ditches and a turf shoulder, portions of Waverly Road were failing and in need of repair. It was rebuilt as a three-lane section with a…
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