Jackson-Merkey Contractors has begun construction this morning on the Jefferson/Strong Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project.  The project will begin with Phase 1 with work on 5th Street and within the alleys.  Phase 1 is anticipated to take approximately 5 weeks to complete.  5th Street will be CLOSED to THRU traffic starting at Mason Avenue and going through the intersection at Merrill Avenue.  4th Street will also be closed between Mason Avenue and Merrill Avenue during this phase.


Work this week will begin with removing concrete and pavement early in the week and progress to sanitary sewer construction starting on 5th Street the remainder of the week.