Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Street Closings & Lane Restrictions

 

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 Street Closings & Lane Restrictions Map (click here)

 

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N&S Railroad Crossing Closures

Please be advised that beginning Friday August 28, 2015 there will be several railroad crossing closures on city streets for maintenance and repair.  This restriction will allow N&S Railroad the opportunity to re-set tracks and perform maintenance at crossings for smoother travel.  Brooklyn Avenue, between Bluffton Road and Taylor Street will be closed to through traffic at the railroad crossing. Traffic will have a marked detour using Covington Road, Freeman Street and Nuttman Avenue.  Fletcher Avenue will be closed just north of Wayne Trace at the crossing.  Lumbard Street between Pennsylvania Street and Reynolds Street will be closed at the tracks.  There will be a marked detour for this closure using New Haven Avenue, Anthony Boulevard, Maumee Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard.  N&S Railroad will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work will be completed by Friday September 4, 2015.  N&S will be responsible for the coordination of the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

St. Joe River Drive Area Restrictions and Closures

Please be advised that beginning Monday, August 24, 2015 St. Joe Boulevard will have traffic restrictions at the Northside Drive intersection. This restriction will consist of flagging traffic while AEP contracted crews set new poles for overhead line river crossings.  On Tuesday and Wednesday August 25 & 26, Griswold & Elizabeth Streets will be closed to traffic to set a new pole for the river crossing.  On Thursday August 27, St. Joe Boulevard will be closed to through traffic at Northside Drive.  On Friday August 28, Elizabeth Street between Spy Run and Clinton Street will be closed to through traffic while crews finish pole installation.  There will be marked detours for closures for St. Joe Boulevard and Elizabeth Streets using Spy Run Avenue, Tennessee Avenue, State Boulevard and Clinton Street. All work is anticipated to be completed by Friday August 28.  AEP will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

College Street Closure  

Please be advised that beginning Monday August 24, 2015 College Street between Jones Street and Wall Street will be closed to through traffic.  This closure will allow Strebig Construction to remove the railroad overpass which served the GE Building property.  Strebig Construction will be doing the work and is anticipating work will be completed by August 31, 2015.  Strebig Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Ewing Street Closure    

Please be advised that beginning Friday August 21, 2015 Ewing Street will be closed to through traffic between Baker Street and Jefferson Boulevard. Fairfield Avenue and Baker Street will open to traffic when Ewing Street closes.  This closure will be for the Ewing Street & Jefferson Boulevard construction improvement project. It is anticipated that the Ewing Street closure will remain closed or restricted until September 25, 2015.  Brooks Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

North Clinton Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning Monday August 3, 2015 there will be lane restrictions on Clinton Street in downtown Fort Wayne between Wayne Street and Lewis Street.  This restriction will consist of restricting the far left lane(s) of traffic depending on the operation required by the contractor. Aldridge is sub-contracting for Indiana Michigan Power doing underground utility line upgrades and improvements in the downtown Fort Wayne area.  It is anticipated that this work will remain along Clinton Street until October of 2015.  Aldridge will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Hobson Road Lane Restrictions                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 20, 2015 there will be northbound lane restrictions on Hobson Road between Vance Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard.  This restriction will allow contractor, Lawnscape Land Management, to perform utility work within the northbound lanes of travel.  It is anticipated that work will continue along Hobson Road until September 1, 2015 with periodic lane restrictions and intersection closures with side streets.  Lawnscape Land Management will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Fairfield Avenue Closure - REVISED 8-20-15

 Please be advised that beginning Thursday July 9, 2015 Fairfield Avenue will be closed to through traffic between West Jefferson Boulevard and Baker Street.  This closure will allow contractor, Brooks Construction, to construct sidewalk and road improvements as a part of the Ewing Street & Fairfield Avenue improvements.  During the closure, southbound traffic will have a marked detour using Washington Boulevard, Broadway and Taylor Streets.  Northbound traffic on Fairfield Avenue will detoured using Baker Street to Ewing Street.  Brackenridge Street between Fairfield Avenue and Ewing Street will temporarily become 2-way traffic during the closure.  Brooks Construction will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work will be completed by August 21, 2015.  Brooks Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Auburn / Wallen Road Closure

The Auburn Road and Wallen Road roundabout is 75% open to traffic.  Traffic from the East / West / South can use the roundabout.  The north part of the roundabout is closed to traffic until the bridge work is complete.  Traffic will be restricted from using Auburn Road southbound from the I-469 offramp up to Wallen Road.

Baker Street Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that starting Wednesday May 6, 2015 there will be lane restrictions on Baker Street between Fairfield Avenue and Ewing Street. Baker Street will be restricted to one lane of one-way traffic heading east from Fairfield Avenue to Ewing Street.  This restriction will allow contractor, Brooks Construction, to complete sidewalk and streetscape improvements in downtown Fort Wayne.  Brooks Construction will be doing the work and is anticipating completion of this area on August 22, 2015.  Brooks Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Oxford Street Road Construction - REVISED  7-17-15

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 20, 2015 a new construction traffic pattern will start on Oxford Street between Anthony Boulevard and Wayne Trace.  Traffic will continue to be 1-way travel eastbound from Anthony Boulevard to Wayne Trace, but traffic will be eastbound on the north side of the road on new pavement.  Euclid Avenue and Plaza Drive intersections on the south side of Oxford Street will be closed during this time as needed to construct the roadway.  The lane closure will allow contractor, Primco Inc., to construct concrete pavement and sidewalks as a part of a Transportation Engineering Services improvement package. It is anticipated that work will continue on the south side of Oxford Street until September 1, 2015, weather permitting.

Poinsette Drive Construction

Please be advised that beginning Monday April 20, 2015, Poinsette Drive will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of Lillian Avenue.  Affected area will be between Goshen Avenue and W State Boulevard.  This closure will be for a City Utility Engineering storm line installation project.  Crosby Excavating will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating an October 30, 2015 completion of work.  Crosby Excavating will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Maplecrest Road

Please be advised that there will be lane restrictions along Maplecrest Road between Lake Avenue and E. State Boulevard through September 2015. Brooks Construction will be responsible for the maintenance of all traffic control and signage within the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172. 

Harrison Street Closure   **Click Here for Map Detail**

Please be advised that for safety reasons beginning Monday January 19, 2015 Harrison Street will be closed to northbound traffic between the southern midblock of Wayne Street and Berry Street. Harrison Street will continue to remain closed to southbound traffic between Berry Street and Wayne Street.  This closure will be for the Ash Skyline Plaza and Skyline Garage construction for the 2015 calendar year.  Vehicular traffic will be maintained for local businesses from the alley between Berry and Wayne heading north on Harrison towards Berry Street.  Pedestrian traffic will have access along the sidewalk on the east side of Harrison.  Weigand Construction will be doing the work and will be responsible for the maintenance of all traffic control devices in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Webster Street Closure - Skyline Development

Please be advised that beginning Thursday June 5, 2014 Webster Street between Wayne Street and Berry Street will be closed to traffic until December of 2015.  This is a coordinated closure as a part of the new downtown development building project on the block between Webster Street, Harrison Street and Wayne Street and Berry Street.  Along with this closure will be lane restrictions on the North side of Wayne Street between Ewing Street and Harrison Street at Webster Street for the setting of concrete barrier wall to protect the construction site.  Weigand Construction will be the prime contractor responsible for the coordination, placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades for this project.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Wayne, Harrison & Berry Street Restrictions - Skyline Development

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 14, 2014 there will be lane restrictions around the block of Wayne Street, Berry Street, Harrison Street and Webster Street.  These lane restrictions will be for site development protection during construction of the new Skyline Garage, Skyline Terrace and Ash Skyline Plaza development in downtown Fort Wayne.  Wayne Street and Berry Street will be restricted to one driving lane, one bike lane and one parking lane around the block.  ** REVISED ** Harrison Street will be restricted to northbound traffic between the alleyway south of Berry Street up to Berry Street. Webster Street will remain closed to traffic between Wayne Street and Berry Street.  Weigand Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.