City offers updates on Kishwaukee, Independence street projects
From press release
Kishwaukee Street project
Construction is progressing on Kishwaukee Street between Harrison Avenue and 15th Avenue. 18th Avenue eastbound will be closed from Seminary through the Fourth Street intersection for a few more weeks. For the entire project, absolutely no wide loads will be allowed, and extreme caution should be used in the area.
Kishwaukee Street bridge project
Kishwaukee Street was closed April 28 for construction of a new bridge and other items. The pedestrian bridge through the park and Kishwaukee Street bridge are being constructed and the new channel is being dug. Kishwaukee Street north of Buckbee and south of Pope will remain closed through the 2009 construction season. Traffic is encouraged to follow the appropriate detours.
Independence Street bridge reconstruction
Independence Street bridge just south of Preston Street has been closed since July 6 for replacement of the bridge deck. Removal of the bridge deck is complete and the new deck is being constructed. The bridge will be completely closed throughout the entire project. All through traffic must follow posted detour. The bridge is scheduled to re-open around Oct. 1
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