Where is the Omaha Posse?

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It missed Omaha but there are many concerns again for the Platte River and Elkhorn rivers. I drove by the Platte today and it looks like the BNSF has the span replaced on the Omaha Line but not ready for traffic yet. UP is working on their bridge but it is hidden by the BN construction so I couldn't tell at 55 MPH. The snows up north will affect the Missouri River. I-29 still isn't open to the south yet.
 
It missed Omaha but there are many concerns again for the Platte River and Elkhorn rivers. I drove by the Platte today and it looks like the BNSF has the span replaced on the Omaha Line but not ready for traffic yet. UP is working on their bridge but it is hidden by the BN construction so I couldn't tell at 55 MPH. The snows up north will affect the Missouri River. I-29 still isn't open to the south yet.
The real question is. How much. And just how bad will it be. Hopefully it be as bad.
 
It missed Omaha but there are many concerns again for the Platte River and Elkhorn rivers. I drove by the Platte today and it looks like the BNSF has the span replaced on the Omaha Line but not ready for traffic yet. UP is working on their bridge but it is hidden by the BN construction so I couldn't tell at 55 MPH. The snows up north will affect the Missouri River. I-29 still isn't open to the south yet.
I drove by the Platte river bridge before sundown today.... BNSF appears all done, pretty sure Amtrak 6 ran across it this morning. UP doesn't look as if anything has been done; still see rails from the collapsed span hanging in the air. Assuming UP had to wait for BNSF to finish(?)
 
wow that long? I guess given the direction of flow of the Platte their bridge took the brunt of the debris damage... might have to replace several support piers
 
Roaming around today I found the UP 1995 at Council Bluffs and chased it to Woodbine. Gravel roads did not survive winter very well. Many soft spots. The roads I used to drive 50 mph on were down to 20 or 25 most of the time. Might be time for a Jeep. And the 4887 EB on the fill leading away from the Missouri River. Traffic really heavy on HWY 30 due to I29 being closed so I shot this out the windshield.
 

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