Road Closures Announced Beginning Monday

Monday, March 10, 2014

The 2900 block of Westside Drive will be closed due to a storm sewer improvement project. Emergency vehicles will not be able to get through. The project is scheduled for two weeks, beginning on Monday, at 8:30 a.

m. All work is weather permitting. The road will remain closed for the duration of the project so motorists are advised to plan an alternate route. Residential access will be maintained throughout the project.

 

Houston Street at McCallie Avenue will be closed on the north side of the intersection for utilities installation project, scheduled for four days beginning on Monday at 8:30 am. Detours will be posted. All work is weather permitting.

 


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