Street Construction News

Retaining Wall Repairs on East 57th Street

Beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, work will begin to remove and reset end sections of the retaining wall along East 57th Street from South Heatherwood Circle to South Pennbrook Avenue.

The outside eastbound lane of 57th Street will be closed. Eastbound traffic along 57th Street will be maintained on the inside lane. Traffic control will be in place.

Work is anticipated to be complete within 10 working days.

Drivers are encouraged to reduce speeds while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Construction to Begin at 41st Street and Western Avenue Intersection

Beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, the intersection of 41st Street and Western Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as work begins during the reconstruction project.

Work on this project will include underground utility upgrades, street light and traffic signal improvements, reconstruction of the intersection surfacing with additional left and right turn lanes, and improvements to sidewalks and accessible curb ramps. 

One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times with the exception of approximately four weeks this summer when Western Avenue north of 41st Street will be closed. Although traffic will be maintained, motorists should expect delays while driving through the work zone.

This project is expected to be fully open to traffic by late fall 2020 with minor work to continue into spring 2021.

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

Construction to begin on Southeastern Avenue

Beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, construction will begin on Southeastern Avenue between 26th Street and 18th Street. For now, two way traffic will be maintained on Southeastern Avenue.

Work will include utility replacement, widening, tree removal, asphalt pavement, and sidewalk installation and is expected to be completed in the fall of 2020.

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

Street Closure - Western Avenue from Sixth Street to Ninth Street

Beginning on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, North Western Avenue from Sixth Street to Ninth Street will be closed to allow construction crews to perform sanitary sewer improvements. Traffic will be detoured to Kiwanis Avenue and West Avenue via Tenth Street and Burnside Street. Local access to residents and businesses will be maintained. 

Weather permitting the work is expected to take 2 to 3 weeks.

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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