LPD to enact O Street traffic enforcement project

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN)- Nebraska State Patrol and Lincoln Police Department are partnering together in an effort to help reduce traffic accidents and promote motor vehicle safety.

LPD will conduct high visibility traffic enforcement to impact illegal driving behavior and promote safe and responsible driving. The detail will be conducted between Friday, May 24, and Sunday, May 26, with an emphasis on O street between 17th and 84th Streets.

The Nebraska Highway Safety Office is providing overtime funding for increased enforcement during the detail.

LPD said that it is their hope that by raising awareness, along with added enforcement, that there is a reduction in the number of traffic accidents resulting in injury or death.