CHICAGO — A bond issuer made up of the University of Nebraska and the city of Lincoln will take competitive bids Tuesday on $100 million of bonds that mark the last large financing for a new arena that is the largest project in state capital’s history.

The $344 million development features a 16,000-seat sports and entertainment arena as well as new roads and a parking structure built in a 40-acre area called the West Haymarket, whch until recently housed scrap metal, lumber yards and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. tracks.

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