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5/27/2010 Vol. , Issue 4 Contact Us
DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Construction Advisory:  Oregon Street Reconstruction to Mobilize



The public is advised that effective Monday, May 24, 2010, construction activities will begin to target the complete renovation of Oregon Street from Yandell Drive to the New York Channel near Kerbey Avenue.  In order to expedite the necessary improvements, temporary street segment closures will be in place for approximately 15 months with expected project completion in August 2011.

As part of the first stage of construction, please note, Oregon Street will be closed to through traffic from Yandell Drive to Rio Grande Avenue for approximately 3 months.

Traffic will be diverted onto Mesa Street throughout this timeframe. Message boards will be installed to advise the traveling public.

Construction Overview
 

  • Appropriate traffic control measures and detours will be in place throughout all related construction activities
  • Work will begin on the south end of Oregon Street and will proceed north
  • Only 2-3 blocks will be closed at a time to minimize impact to traffic
  • Driveways will be accessible throughout construction
  • Traffic will be diverted onto Mesa Street and El Paso Street

Once completed, featured improvements will consist of new:
 

  • Underground sewer and water utilities
  • Roadway and driveways
  • ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter and ramps
  • Street lights



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