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We are scheduled to pour the first section of pavement starting at 6 am , please be alert for the increased truck traffic on both sides of the project for most of the day. We will do our best to accommodate residential traffic and parking where we can but please understand that concrete trucks will have the right of way until the pour is complete. Thank you in advance for your continued patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
After a couple days of taking care of some logistics and getting material delivered, the work has begun for the first section of concrete pavement. With that, comes long term closures and detours. This also means we are getting close to demolition on the remainder of the old pavement north of Franklin. We will keep you updated as we get closer to that date. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
With subgrade prep nearly complete, the contractors will begin set up to start the concrete paving on Monday, 10/01/18. With that, comes the beginning of long term closures of sections of the streets. The first being the Nancy Dr. / Walker St. intersection from the alley to Stadium Dr. The contractors will be making contact with the residents to inform them at the time they will be actually affected by a closure. The first will only affect the residence at 409 Walker and will last 2 to 3 weeks as the pavement project moves east on Walker. Please be patient with travel and parking issues. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272
We have just received notification that a gas main has been hit at Mary Lynn and Nancy Drive. The area has been cordoned off. The Fire Department is on the scene, Atmos is en route, and a few houses have been evacuated as a precaution. There is no report of injuries or property damage, other than the damage to the gas main. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272
9/21/18 4:42pmThe water main relocation project is complete. There will be a planned shutdown on Monday 9/24/18 (Weather permitting) from 8am to 6pm for residents along Nancy Dr. from Franklin to Marylynn to complete the tie in with the existing system and hook up the remaining services. Again this will ONLY affect residents on Nancy north of Franklin. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272
As of 5:30pm, all water service has been restored. If you are having any trouble, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
The intersection of Walker and Jefferson will be closed tomorrow, 9/19 from 7am to 6pm to lay new road base ahead of the pavement. On Thursday, 9/20, there will be a total closure of Walker St and Nancy Dr from Jefferson to Franklin from 7am to 6pm for lime stabilization. No vehicle traffic in or out will be allowed during this time. This is the final step before the start of paving! The relocation of the water main is nearly complete, we are testing the final phase before it will be connected to the system. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272
There will be a planned outage of water service on Tuesday, 9/18/18 from approximately 8:00am - 6:00pm to make the change to the new main, and to remove a portion of the old system from service. This outage will affect the area along Nancy Drive from Jefferson Street to Marylynn, as well as Stadium and Franklin streets from Nancy Dr to Marylynn. Residents in the affected area may experience minor issues with discoloration and or air bubbles briefly as the new system comes online. We apologize for any inconvenience, but this is a necessary part of this project moving forward. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Due to past, present, and impending rains, most work on the project is delayed except the water main relocation, which is continuing up Nancy Dr towards Marylynn. The crew are doing their very best to maintain a driveable surface, but due to the amount of precipitation that has already been received and the additional in the forecast, there will be parts of the project that will be impassable at times and will have to be closed to ALL traffic. This is being monitored hourly and there is personnel on standby to try to deal with any issues as they arise. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE OR WALK THROUGH ANY HIGH WATER AT ANY TIME. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Due to recent and upcoming weather, work on the subgrade is progressing a little slower than usual. Please keep in mind the crew is doing their very best to keep the road passable under these conditions. Work on the water main relocation is nearly to Franklin St. and will be pushing north day by day. PLEASE BE ADVISED, Parking will need to be restricted on Nancy Dr from Franklin to Marylynn starting Monday. All vehicles need to be off of street by 7am until 6pm. Also, work will be ongoing in the easement as well, so parking in driveways must be at least 10 feet from curb . Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Removal of curb and driveway approaches are complete on Walker St., and will begin on Nancy Drive tomorrow, 8/29/18. Water main construction has reached the Stadium Drive intersection and will continue up Nancy Dr on Monday, 9/3/18. *** Residents on Walker St will experience a short, planned outage of water service tomorrow, 8/30/18 as we switch over to a new, temporary water service that will facilitate the change over to the new 6" main in the coming weeks .***
Please place your trash can out as normal and the folks working on road will be sure it is emptied. They are working very closely with Knox Waste to be sure service is not interrupted.
As always, please be patient with detours and parking issues as construction continues. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
08/24/18 10:24amPlease take note, starting Monday 8/27, the removal of existing pavement and curb including driveways will begin between Jefferson and Franklin. There will be daily closures to all vehicle traffic in the affected area. Please make other arrangements for parking or vehicle access between 7am and 5pm, as the road will be impassable during the milling process. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.08/23/18 5:41pmThe intersection of Nancy Drive and Stadium Drive is CLOSED until further notice. Local access will be available only from Walker St. Please plan alternate routes. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Work on the water main relocation is progressing on schedule, and will be starting up Nancy Dr on Monday. Please be advised that Atmos will be lowering 2 additional gas lines on Walker st starting Monday, with a planned overnight closure of the corner of Nancy and Walker Monday night and a complete closure from Jefferson to Stadium ALL DAY on Tuesday with no vehicle traffic in or out. Please plan alternate routes. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Work is continuing despite this weekend's heavy rain. The water main work will be turning on to Nancy Dr in a day or so. Please be watching for road closures as the work zone shifts daily. As always, please be patient with detours and parking issues.If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
Work on the water main is progressing on schedule, as well as preparation for a sewer main relocation at the end of Nancy Dr. next week. Please be aware of daily road closures in that area. Residents affected should have received a hand delivered letter regarding mail delivery. If you have not, or have any questions, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272.
08/07/18 10:10pmDemolition of the spillway at the bottom of Nancy Dr has been completed in preparation for new concrete retaining walls. Water main relocation work continues on Walker St. Please watch for intermittent street closures in that area. Please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272 with questions or for more information.
The last portion of concrete pavement has been removed along Nancy Dr in preparation for the water main relocation, which is on schedule and is now clear of the Jefferson St intersection. Closures will continue daily along Walker between Jefferson and Stadium for the next week at least. As always, please be patient.
The pavement removal on Walker is complete for now, and the road has reopened. Please use caution on the gravel surface. Water main relocation will continue starting again on Monday with closures in the area of Walker and Jefferson. Please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272 with questions or for more information.
Work is progressing on pavement removal ahead of water main relocation, however, the area of the Nancy Dr/ Walker St. intersection will remain closed overnight and through the day tomorrow due to a sewer line relocation. Also, road closures will be in place again tomorrow from Jefferson to Stadium from 7am to 5pm. Please plan accordingly, and as always, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH ANY BARRICADES due to missing areas of pavement. As always, please contact City Hall at 254-897-2272 with questions or for more information.
As of today , the Atmos contractor has completed clean up and is finished with their work. Erosion protection has been installed along Ross St., below the spillway. There will be a road closure on Walker St., from Jefferson to Stadium tomorrow from 7 a to 5 pm. Please plan accordingly as we are removing concrete pavement and it will be impassable. FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND ANY BARRICADES! Also, water main installation will begin at Jefferson and Walker, but we DO NOT anticipate any water outages with this phase. We would also like to address some concerns with the restoration of the easement, all work will be restored to original or better conditions at the end of this project.
As of today, 7/31/18, all traffic control is in place and the logistical work is progressing forward. The contractor for Atmos states they have completed the last service and will be in the cleanup stage for a day or two. The next phase will be the water main relocation which will begin tomorrow, 8/1. Watch for intermittent street closures along Walker St between Jefferson and the intersection of Nancy Dr and Stadium Dr between 7 am and 5 PM. Again, PLEASE BE PATIENT with detours and parking.
Phase 1 of Nancy Drive Street project has begun, traffic control is going up, as well as safety fences to protect property along the site. Relocation of the water main under Nancy Dr, is expected to begin Wednesday, 8/01/18, and we ask for your patience with detours, closures and parking issues during this period.
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