Feb 10, 2020 3:13 AM

All 27 Nebraska bridges damaged by 2019 flooding now open

Posted Feb 10, 2020 3:13 AM

All the bridges damaged during last spring's massive flooding in Nebraska have now been reopened.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation said the Nebraska 13 bridge near Hadar in northeast Nebraska reopened Friday.

The bridge about four miles north of Norfolk was the final one of 27 bridges damaged during last spring's flooding to reopen.

The flooding last March caused the closure of 3,300 miles of highway in Nebraska.

All of the highways affected by the flooding have been reopened.

The Transportation Department says it spent $2.8 million to replace the Hadar bridge. 

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Sheriff: Suspect in alleged Kan. rape is in custody in Nebraska

Juan Carlos Gonzales

FORD COUNTY, Kan. — The suspect wanted for alleged rape and aggravated kidnapping in Kansas is in custody.

On January 30, the Ford County Sheriff's office issued an attempt to locate for 22-year-old Juan Carlos Gonzales. 

Late Thursday, Gonzalez turned himself in to authorities in Grand Island, Nebraska, according to Ford County Sheriff Bill Carr. Gonzales will be transported back to Ford County once extradition is complete.

Gonzalez was believed to be traveling with 18-year-old Dolores Perez. She is still missing.