Starting Sunday, May 21, at 6:00 a.m., and continuing through Monday, May 22, at 7:00 a.m., the section of Flynn Avenue in the vicinity of the railroad crossing will be closed. A local detour will be signed to access Flynn Avenue west of the railroad utilizing Home Avenue, Austin Drive, and Oak Beach Drive. Access to the businesses east of the railroad crossing will be maintained along Flynn Avenue. The Home Avenue closure between Foster Street and Queen City Park Road will be opened temporarily during the closure of Flynn Avenue. Motorists should anticipate a rough and uneven gravel driving surface and narrow lanes along Home Avenue. For additional information including a detour graphic, click here.
Crews will be off the roadway on Friday, May 26, by noon and will be offsite starting Friday, May 26, at 7:00 p.m. and will return on Tuesday, May 30, at 7:00 a.m. in observance of Memorial Day.
Please note, all work will be restricted to the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., all roadway and lane closures will reopen during the evening hours and on weekends, and access to residential and business driveway will be maintained unless otherwise noted. Flaggers will be present to assist motorists throughout the work zone. Businesses will remain open! Motorists should anticipate rough and uneven gravel driving surfaces throughout the work zone.
The section of Home Avenue just west of Foster Street and just east of Queen City Park Road will continue to be closed. The closure will be in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is anticipated to last approximately 6 to 8 weeks. Local access to residents and businesses will be maintained. A detour route will be signed utilizing Queen City Park Road. For additional information including a detour graphic, click here.
Starting Monday and continuing throughout the week, Flynn Avenue will be reduced to a single lane near the railroad crossing with alternating one-way traffic controlled by flaggers.
Batchelder Street will be closed at its intersection with Home Avenue throughout the Home Avenue closure. Motorists must access Batchelder Street via Morse Place. Parking along Batchelder Street, especially in the area constructed as a temporary vehicular turnaround, is prohibited throughout the Home Avenue closure.
Tuesday, May 23, and Wednesday, May 24, Briggs Street will be closed during the day with traffic shifted onto the Parkway alignment or reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic to facilitate curb installation. Reminder, on-street parking along Briggs Street has been permanently removed. This work will require short driveway closures while crews install curb across each driveway. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team.
Lyman and Ferguson Avenue will be closed at their intersection with Briggs Street. Motorists must access Lyman and Ferguson Avenue via Foster Street. Residential access will be maintained. This work may require short driveway closures while crews excavate at driveways. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team.
Crews will continue working on improvements to the railroad crossing on Flynn Avenue on Sunday, May 21, under a full closure and throughout the week under single lane closures.
Crews will continue working on Home Avenue between Foster Street and Queen City Park Road under a full closure. Crews will continue excavating the roadway to install electrical and telecommunication duct bank throughout the week.
Crews will be installing curb along Briggs Street Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23 under road and single lane closures. This work will require short driveway closures while crews install curb across each driveway. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team.
Crews will begin reconstructing the roadway on Lyman and Ferguson Avenues east of Foster Street starting with excavating the existing roadway. Ferguson and Lyman Avenues will be closed to through traffic. This work may require short driveway clsoures. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team.
Conduit for future light poles will continue to be installed along the Parkway alignment between Sears Lane and Flynn Avenue throughout the week. Early next week, a crew will be planting vegetation within the stormwater detention pond between Sears Lane and Flynn Avenue. This work will take place outside of the roadway.