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Total # Projects: 44
Total # Contracts: 31
Total $ Projects: $152,916,059
Total $ Contracts: $108,543,899

Congressional Districts

Project $
NE-02 $36,176,599
NE-01 $25,620,035
NE-03 $90,042,949


Project $
Adams $3,665,228
Antelope $6,293,411
Arthur $0
Banner $0
Blaine $0
Boone $0
Box Butte $3,139,546
Boyd $0
Brown $0
Buffalo $3,781,829
Burt $0
Butler $0
Cass $0
Cedar $0
Chase $0
Cherry $3,914,863
Cheyenne $1,380,504
Clay $1,947,585
Colfax $2,395,806
Cuming $0
Custer $0
Dakota $1,944,384
Dawes $0
Dawson $7,721,440
Deuel $11,201,282
Dixon $372,654
Dodge $0
Douglas $36,176,599
Dundy $0
Fillmore $0
Franklin $0
Frontier $0
Furnas $0
Gage $3,304,415
Garden $0
Garfield $0
Gosper $0
Grant $0
Greeley $0
Hall $11,759,820
Hamilton $0
Harlan $0
Hayes $0
Hitchcock $0
Holt $4,219,568
Hooker $0
Howard $0
Jefferson $5,845,034
Johnson $0
Kearney $0
Keith $0
Keya Paha $0
Kimball $4,633,135
Knox $0
Lancaster $2,049,649
Lincoln $3,059,281
Logan $0
Loup $2,135,795
McPherson $0
Madison $4,521,375
Merrick $0
Morrill $0
Nance $0
Nemaha $3,245,529
Nuckolls $0
Otoe $4,907,360
Pawnee $0
Perkins $0
Phelps $2,594,512
Pierce $0
Platte $4,260,996
Polk $0
Red Willow $1,071,992
Richardson $0
Rock $0
Saline $0
Sarpy $0
Saunders $0
Scotts Bluff $0
Seward $0
Sheridan $0
Sherman $0
Sioux $78,976
Stanton $0
Thayer $1,635,326
Thomas $6,943,648
Thurston $0
Valley $1,717,017
Washington $0
Wayne $0
Webster $0
Wheeler $0
York $0
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Note: To build this database, ProPublica obtained two sets of records from the U.S. Department of Transportation. We cleaned it to remove duplicates and other discrepancies, but it may have mistakes we didn't catch. If you find one, please let us know and include any information that may help us verify the correction. Also, the federal data is based on the states’ monthly reporting and may not be up-to-date.

First, we received an updated copy of the national database of stimulus road and bridge projects as of Sept. 25. Separately, we obtained data that states filed to the federal government as part of the stimulus legislation's reporting requirements. These data list which contractors had been awarded particular projects. We were able to trace more than 90 percent of the funds to individual counties. In a few other cases, projects are statewide and cannot be narrowed to county or serve multiple counties. We’ve indicated those cases in the data.

Wherever possible, we matched DOT projects to state recovery filings. They did not match in every instance. The DOT projects, which total $19 billion, include hundreds of projects not yet associated with a contractor. The contractors' data totals about $13 billion in obligated funds. In a few cases, state contractors did not match a DOT project. Some projects also have multiple contractors. When there is no matching contractor information for a project, searches and lists will return a blank.

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Project Name Contractor County Improvement Type Amount
RESURFACE, BRIDGE REPAIR (Federal ID: 0064125) VONTZ PAVING, INC. Adams Pavement Improvement $3,665,228
2 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS (Federal ID: 0151113) HAWKINS CONSTRUCTION CO. Jefferson Bridge Replacement $2,966,171
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0233105) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Phelps Pavement Improvement $2,601,872
URBAN RECONSTRUCTION (Federal ID: 0304148) PAULSEN, INC. Buffalo Pavement Improvement $1,799,185
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0344131) DIAMOND ENGINEERING COMPANY (THE) Hall Pavement Improvement $5,447,714
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0346139) PAVERS COMPANIES Lancaster Pavement Improvement $2,049,649
2 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS, 1 BRIDGE WIDEN (Federal ID: 0354118) HAWKINS CONSTRUCTION CO. Dakota Bridge Replacement $1,944,384
RESURFACE, BRIDGE REPAIR (Federal ID: 0502128) U.S. ASPHALT Otoe Pavement Improvement $4,907,360
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (Federal ID: 0704107) SIMON CONTRACTORS AND SUBSIDIARIES Valley Bridge Improvement $1,717,017
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0712109) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Kimball Pavement Improvement $4,633,135
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0802090) WESTERN ENGINEERING CO. INC Deuel Pavement Improvement $6,943,835
SEAL JOINTS, GRIND PAVEMENT (Federal ID: 0802093) CHESTER BROSS CONSTRUCTION CO. Cheyenne Pavement Improvement $1,380,505
BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY (Federal ID: 0804104) PAULSEN, INC. Lincoln Bridge Improvement $1,315,548
BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY (Federal ID: 0804129) PAULSEN, INC. Dawson Bridge Improvement $1,050,940
REPAIR JOINTS, GRIND PAVMENT (Federal ID: 0804133) IOWA EROSION CONTROL, INC. Lincoln Pavement Improvement $2,164,435
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0805069) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Dawson Pavement Improvement $6,670,500
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0806097) VONTZ PAVING, INC. Hall Pavement Improvement $5,255,422
RECONSTRUCTION (Federal ID: 0809889) HAWKINS CONSTRUCTION CO. Douglas Pavement Widening $16,486,652
NEW VIADUCT (Federal ID: 0833106) AMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. Thomas Bridge Replacement $6,943,648
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0913107) PAULSEN, INC. Loup Pavement Improvement $2,135,795
RESURF. (Federal ID: 0915121) KNIFE RIVER MIDWEST, LLC Platte Pavement Improvement $3,745,305
RESURF. (Federal ID: 0915121) KNIFE RIVER MIDWEST, LLC Platte Pavement Improvement $3,491,804
RESURF. (Federal ID: 0916111) KNIFE RIVER MIDWEST, LLC Colfax Pavement Improvement $2,395,806
RESURF. (Federal ID: 0916111) KNIFE RIVER MIDWEST, LLC Colfax Pavement Improvement $2,395,806
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (Federal ID: 1164102) A & R CONSTRUCTION CO. Dixon Bridge Replacement $372,654
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 1365111) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Thayer Pavement Improvement $1,635,326
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 1366116) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Gage Pavement Improvement $3,304,415
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 1366118) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Jefferson Pavement Improvement $2,878,963
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 3854129) WERNER CONSTRUCTION, INC. Box Butte Pavement Improvement $3,139,546
URBAN RECONSTRUCTION (Federal ID: 6156002) PAULSEN, INC. Red Willow Pavement Improvement $1,157,694
RESURFACE (Federal ID: S18B104) VONTZ PAVING, INC. Clay Pavement Improvement $1,947,585
PEDESTRIAN/BIKE TRAIL (Federal ID: 0071030) No Contractor Platte Transportation Enhancements $515,691
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0102115) No Contractor Buffalo Pavement Improvement $1,463,170
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0204117) No Contractor Holt Pavement Improvement $1,660,041
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0205111) No Contractor Antelope Pavement Improvement $6,293,411
3 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS (Federal ID: 0325106) No Contractor Madison Bridge Replacement $4,521,375
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0803119) No Contractor Deuel Pavement Improvement $4,257,448
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 0834113) No Contractor Cherry Pavement Improvement $3,914,863
BRIDGE REHABILITIATION (Federal ID: 1367122) No Contractor Nemaha Bridge Improvement $3,245,529
RESURFACE (Federal ID: 2814118) No Contractor Holt Pavement Improvement $2,559,527
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (Federal ID: 4809776) No Contractor Douglas Bridge Replacement $1,680,143
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (Federal ID: 4809777) No Contractor Douglas Bridge Improvement $1,600,854
RECONSTRUCTION (Federal ID: 4809778) No Contractor Douglas Pavement Improvement $13,146,340
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (Federal ID: 4809787) No Contractor Douglas Bridge Improvement $3,262,610
PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING (Federal ID: STWD093) No Contractor Multiple/Statewide Other $997,500