Worthington street work to begin MondayMilling and bituminous overlay work is tentatively scheduled to begin Monday on several street locations in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — Milling and bituminous overlay work is tentatively scheduled to begin Monday on several street locations in Worthington.
The following streets will be closed to traffic during bituminous milling, clean up, prep work and again during bituminous mixture placement: East Ninth Avenue to 11th Street to 13th Street; 13th Street to Clary Street to near East Ninth Avenue; Douglas Avenue at Oxford Street south side; Lake Street to Fourth Avenue to Seventh Avenue. Traffic will be maintained during any time construction activity is not in progress on the segment.
The following streets will be open to restricted traffic during the preliminary work, which consists of bituminous cold milling, bituminous pavement crack repair; and bituminous leveling course placement: Grand Avenue to Oxford Street to Okabena Street; Industrial Lane westerly 1,000 foot; Sherwood Street at 12th Street.
Restrictions could include, but not be limited to, driving lanes reduced in width and shifted in location and intermittent traffic interruptions up to five minutes in duration. No parking is requested on each street location when construction work is in progress. These streets, except Sherwood Street, will be closed to all traffic for one to two days for the bituminous overlay work and reopened as soon as the new bituminous surface has adequately cooled. Sherwood Street at 12th Street will be open to restricted traffic at all times.
The South Shore Drive causeway will be closed for about 10 days to all vehicular traffic including nights, non-working days and weekends. Through traffic on South Shore Drive from Fox Farm Road to Knollwood Drive will be detoured. The detour route will utilize Nobles County 10, First Avenue Southwest and Knollwood Drive. The causeway will be open to bicycle and pedestrian traffic at any time construction activity is not in progress.