Street Construction News

Street Closure - Fairhall Avenue and 46th Street

Beginning on Monday, July 23, 2018, as part of the Terry Avenue and 43rd Street Drainage Improvements project, South Fairhall Avenue from 45th Street to 46th Street will be closed to all traffic along with 46th Street from Holbrook Avenue to Fairhall Avenue.

Work will include resurfacing and underground utility installation.

This work is anticipated to be complete in September.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduced speeds while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

Beginning on Monday, July 23, 2018, the outside southbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed south of 11th Street to allow construction crews to perform concrete repairs. Two lanes of southbound traffic will be maintained by shifting one lane into the center turn lane. 

Weather permitting this work is anticipated to be complete within one week.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduced speeds while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Lane Closures - Tenth Street

Beginning on Monday evening, July 23, 2018, East Tenth Street will be reduced to one westbound lane between Second Avenue and Phillips Avenue. In conjunction with this lane reduction, River Road will be reopened to one lane of traffic in each direction between Tenth Street and Phillips Avenue. Access will be maintained to local businesses.

The lane reduction on East Tenth Street is to allow for the completion of pavement work.

Weather permitting, Tenth Street is anticipated to be reopened to traffic in approximately two weeks.

Drivers and pedestrians are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Ellis Road Reconstruction - Phase 3
12th Street to 22nd Street

Beginning on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, the street closure on South Ellis Road between 22nd Street and 41st Street will be extended north to 12th Street as part of the next phase of construction for the Ellis Road reconstruction project. Local traffic will be able to access the neighborhoods west of Ellis Road on Stoney Creek Street, 26th Street, and 32nd Street.

Ellis Road traffic will be detoured to Sertoma Avenue via 12th Street and 41st Street.

Ellis Road will be reopened to traffic in the fall of 2018 with final restoration work occurring in the spring of 2019.

The project consists of the reconstruction of a two lane rural section roadway into a four lane concrete urban section roadway with turning lanes. Work will include an eight foot shared use path along each side of Ellis Road. Utility work includes storm sewer, water main, and street lighting. The intersections at 26th Street and at 32nd Street will have traffic signals installed.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce speeds while traveling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Street Closure – Lincoln Road

Beginning on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, South Lincoln Road will be closed from approximately 700 feet north of west 22nd Street for 100 feet.

Runge Enterprises will be performing utility work.

This work is anticipated to be complete by the end of day on July 27, 2018.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

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