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Monday, 06 March 2017 09:30

Washington Street Closure - March 8th

Written by  Jennifer Thompson

The City of Rochelle Street Department, has announced that the southbound lane of S. Washington St. from First Avenue to S. 6th St. intersection will be closed to through traffic while crews are on site beginning Wednesday March 8th 2017 at 7 am.

The work is necessary to repair a failing storm water discharge pipe. Work is expected to be substantially complete by March 10th 2017at 4pm and is subject to weather.

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route and avoid the area if possible. All South Washington St. southbound traffic coming from 1st Avenue will be detoured one block west to S. 6th St. Advance warning, detour and other temporary traffic control devices will be posted near the affected area. Please use caution while traveling in this area and pay special attention to the advanced warning signage, Lane closed signage and other temporary traffic control devices within or in advance of the work zone. We appreciate your patience during this project.