Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The sanitary and storm sewer improvement project under and along 1st Avenue SE and 2nd Street SE (J7825) is scheduled to begin phase 5 on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Traffic impacts as of Tuesday, September 24, 2019:

  • 1st Avenue SE will be open in both directions
  • 2nd Street SE will be open to westbound traffic from Civic Center Drive SE to Broadway Avenue South. There will only be one westbound travel lane between Civic Center Drive SE and 1st Avenue SE.
  • 2nd Street SE will be closed to eastbound traffic from 1st Avenue SE to Civic Center Drive SE.
  • 2nd Street SE will be open to local traffic only from Broadway Avenue South and 1st Avenue SE.
  • 3rd Avenue SE will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction from the 2nd Street SE to the eastern driveway of the Government Center parking lot.
  • Northbound traffic on 3rd Avenue SE will not be allowed to turn left on 2nd Street SE.

Pedestrian impacts as of Tuesday, September 24, 2019:

  • The intersection of 2nd Street SE and 1st Avenue SE will be reopened.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of 2nd Street SE at the intersection of 1st Avenue SE will remain closed until September 30, 2019.
  • The sidewalk on the south side of 2nd Street SE from 1st Avenue SE to the entrance to Fontaine Towers will be open.
  • The sidewalk on the south side of 2nd Street SE from the entrance to Fontaine Towers to Civic Center Drive SE/2rd Avenue SE will be open until September 30, 2019.
  • The sidewalk on the west side of 3rd Avenue SE will continue to be closed from 2nd Street SE to the eastern driveway of the Government Center parking lot.
Rochester Public Works Dept.

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