FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The intersection of Olive Street and Main Avenue and the section of Main Avenue from Olive Street to Water Street will close at at 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 19 for construction work associated with the Main Avenue Streetscape project.
The intersection of College Street and Main Avenue, which is currently closed, will remain closed during this work. The entire section of Main Avenue from College Street to Water Street will reopen May 6.
The Main Avenue Streetscape project will provide a bicycle track, sidewalks, new storm system, curb and gutter, rain gardens, lighting enhancements and a connection to the new City Utilities Bus Transfer Station.
Motorists are asked to use alternate routes while the remaining work is being completed.
Funding for the project is from the Transportation Alternatives Grant Program and the voter-approved 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax Center City Development Program. The contractor for the project is Hunter Chase and Associates.
For more information, please contact Jonathan Peitz, Department of Public Works, 417-864-1994.