Nebraska Revised Statute 14-385
The city shall have the power and is authorized to pave, repave, surface, resurface, and relay paving; to widen, to improve the horizontal and vertical alignment, to insert traffic medians, channels, overpasses, and underpasses; to apply temporary surfacing; to curb; to gutter as provided in sections 14-386 to 14-388; to improve in combinations as authorized in section 14-391; and to recurb and regutter streets, boulevards, alleys, public grounds and parts thereof; to regulate, restrict, eliminate or prohibit access to, and vehicular travel upon any existing or hereafter acquired street or other public way, to construct malls thereon, and landscape, beautify and enhance such streets and other public ways in any manner the council may deem proper, and to create separate or combined street and sidewalk, or street, or sidewalk improvement districts all according to and subject to the requirements of sections 14-384 to 14-3,127; but the city may not be required to make any of the improvements authorized in this section if for good reason it deems the same should not be made even though such be petitioned for as provided in section 14-390.
Laws 1959, c. 36, § 2, p. 196;
Laws 1961, c. 30, § 4, p. 148;
Laws 1969, c. 60, § 1, p. 365.