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The original item was published from 5/27/2023 9:52:00 AM to 5/31/2023 5:45:15 PM.

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] RESCHEDULED: Planned Water Outage and Street Closure - Detour Route Available

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Short-Term Street Closure  

As part of the ongoing Race Street Improvement Project, a portion of Race Street will be temporarily closed to thru traffic beginning May 30, 2023. The work is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30th and expected to be complete by 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 1st. 


Race Street will be closed from 8th Street to 10th Street. Local access will be provided to residents during this closure. 

Closure Schedule  

May 30, 2023: A detour route will be in place from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work in this area includes preparation for a water main replacement. Water utility will not be affected on this day.  

May 31 - June 1, 2023: The detour will be put back in place beginning approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening through 5:30 a.m. on Thursday morning.  Work in this area includes the replacement of an aging water main. Water utility will be affected during this work. 

What can travelers expect? 

  • Detour route (view maps)
  • Installation of temporary traffic signs and other safety equipment   
  • Possible traffic delays 

Please use caution and allow yourself extra time if traveling near or through the construction area. Residents should drive slowly, be on the alert, and follow directions given by Traffic Control personnel and signage.  

Planned Water Outage  

A planned water outage is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, May 31st, from approximately 7 p.m. through 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.  This outage will affect 33 homes in the area of the work. Interwest Constructions Inc. will deliver notices to the affected residents. 

Learn more about the $4.9M grant-funded project to improve the Race Street Corridor. 

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