Reconstruction of Ellis Road Begins Next Week: News Conference on Friday

What:   News conference to kick off the 2018 street construction season, announce the construction schedule for Ellis Road, and provide information regarding alternate routes 
When:   Friday, March 23, 2018
11:30 a.m.
Where: Prairie West Branch Library
7630 West 26th Street
Who:   Shannon VerHey, Assistant City Engineer
Joshua Peterson, Principal Engineer—Project and Construction
Heath Hoftiezer, Principal Traffic Engineer
Why:   The expansion and reconstruction of Ellis Road is the City’s flagship street construction project in 2018. West-side traffic will be impacted when the first phase of the project closes next week. Come to the news conference to learn about how this project will upgrade a rural two-lane roadway to urban standards and what drivers can expect during construction this summer.
Visuals:  Rendering of the Ellis Road project

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