Seventeenth Avenue closed for utility work
Due to the work being completed on the Maplewood Park Shelter project Pioneer Excavating and Trucking, the contractor for the work, and Northstar Safety will be setting up a closure for 17th Avenue East between 16th Street East and the well approach Wednesday starting at 9 a.m.
It will be a full closure of 17th Avenue East and the bike path along the south boulevard and the sidewalk along the north boulevard.
After the underground work is completed, Pioneer will fully backfill holes with gravel and reopen 17th Avenue to traffic Wednesday evening.
A temporary traffic control will be in place to direct traffic to 19th Avenue, via 16th Street East and Sheyenne St.
The final completion date for the work and the total opening of the roadway will be Thursday, Oct. 31.
Crews will endeavor to maintain traffic flows on 17th Avenue. Lane closure for curb work/patching and flaggers will be provided to maintain traffic flows on 17th Avenue through the work zone.