Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Street Closings & Lane Restrictions

 

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Fairfield Avenue Lane Restriction

Please be advised that beginning Friday August 1, 2014 there will be a southbound lane restriction on Ewing Street at the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard during working hours. It is expected that this work will take place between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This closure will restrict right turn traffic from Jefferson Boulevard onto Ewing Street to allow the contractor, Atlas Excavating, to place asphalt at the intersection for southbound traffic on Ewing Street. Traffic is encouraged to use Harrison Street during this work. Atlas 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.

Butler Road Closure     

Please be advised that on Wednesday July 30, 2014 Butler Road will be closed to traffic at the railroad elevation 300 Feet East of Cedar Ridge Run. This closure will affect traffic on Butler Road between Hillegas Road and Goshen Road.  This closure will allow Norfolk & Southern Railroad to perform maintenance at the railroad elevation between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Norfolk & Southern Railroad 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.

Edsall Avenue Closure

Please be advised that beginning Tuesday July 29, 2014 the intersection of Edsall Avenue and Reynolds Street will be closed to traffic. It is anticipated that this closure will remain for the duration of the work week. This closure will allow city contracted crews to make pavement repairs at the intersection from emergency water main breaks. Water Maintenance Service 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.

Butler Street Closure

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday July 30, 2014 Butler Street will be closed to traffic between Harrison Street and Webster Street. It is anticipated that this closure will remain for 2-3 weeks. This closure will allow city contracted crews to perform maintenance on brick street sections and concrete curb and sidewalk repairs. Key Concrete 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.

E. Washington Boulevard Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday July 30, 2014 there will be lane restrictions on E. Washington Boulevard starting at Glasgow Avenue by Memorial Park and running into town on E. Washington Boulevard. This closure will be for pavement repairs for water maintenance and will have traffic restrictions in 2 lanes of travel. The restrictions will remain for the duration of the work day on Wednesday July 30, 2014. Contractor Robbco will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades for the work zone. For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Broadway Lane Closures

Please be advised that on Monday July 28, 2014 there will be a northbound lane closure on Broadway at Jefferson Boulevard. This closure will remain for the day and it is expected that Broadway will re-open to traffic by the end of the work day. This closure will be located on the south side of Jefferson Boulevard for northbound Broadway traffic.  Northbound Broadway traffic will be detoured to Taylor Avenue, Fairfield Avenue to Ewing Street. Then beginning Tuesday July 29, 2014 Broadway will have lane restrictions on the north side of Jefferson Boulevard in either the northbound or southbound lanes of travel. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. It is expected that this work will remain until Wednesday July 30. These closures or lane restrictions will allow the contractor, Atlas Excavating, to install storm sewer lines as a part of the Ewing East/West Storm Sewer Separation Project in downtown Fort Wayne. Atlas Excavating 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.

Lane Restrictions Washington Center Road

Please be advised that on Monday July 28, 2014 there will be eastbound lane restrictions on Washington Center Road east of Coldwater Road. It is anticipated that this work will remain for the duration of the working day. These lane restrictions will allow WPCM to repair a manhole in the pavement. WPCM will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades for the work zone. For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Lane Restrictions on Fairfield Avenue

Please be advised that on Monday July 28, 2014 there will be either northbound or southbound lane restrictions on Fairfield Avenue at the intersection of Fairfax Avenue. It is anticipated that this work will remain for the duration of the day. These lane restrictions will allow the contractor Rothenberger Company to install a water line at the intersection. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers during working hours and traffic restrictions will vary in either the north or south direction depending on schedule. The contractor will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades and flagging operations for the work zone. For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Lane Restrictions on Parnell Avenue

Please be advised that on Monday July 28, 2014 there will be lane restrictions on Parnell Avenue between Vance Avenue and Saint Joe River Drive. It is anticipated that this work will finish by Tuesday July 29, 2014. These lane restrictions will allow the contractor to do asphalt milling prior to resurfacing Parnell Avenue. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers during working hours and traffic is encouraged to use an alternative route during the working day. The contractor will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades during for the work zone. For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Saint Joe Boulevard Lane Closure

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 28, 2014 there will be a southbound lane closure of Saint Joe Boulevard south of Tennessee Avenue. It is expected that this lane closure will remain until the end Friday August 1, 2014. Southbound traffic on Saint Joe Boulevard will have a marked detour using Tennessee Avenue, Tecumseh Avenue and Lake Avenue. Northbound traffic will be permitted through the work area. This closure will allow WPCM to repair and replace 2 drain pump station manholes that are in the pavement. WPCM will be responsible for the coordination of the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades during the closure. For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.


Brooklyn Avenue Closure
                                                                                                                                                                                      

Please be advised that beginning Thursday July 23, 2014 Brooklyn Avenue will be closed between Ontario Street and Hale Avenue for approximately 3 weeks.  This closure will be for a City Utilities Engineering Sewer Separation project in the surrounding area. There will be a marked detour for Brooklyn Avenue using Covington Road, Freeman Street and Taylor Street.  Contractor Rothenberger Company Inc. will be doing the work and 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.

Fairfield Avenue Closure

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 21, Fairfield Avenue will be closed to traffic between Jefferson Boulevard and Baker Street as a part of the Ewing East/West Storm Sewer Separation Project.  This closure will allow contractor, Atlas Excavating Inc. to install underground storm and water lines beneath pavement. It is anticipated that this closure will remain until the middle of August.  During this closure Ewing Street will become 2-way traffic between Baker Street and Brackenridge Street; Brackenridge Street will become 2-way traffic between Fairfield Avenue and Ewing Street. Southbound traffic on Fairfield Avenue will be detoured to Jefferson Boulevard, Ewing Street and Baker Street. Be advised that stop controlled intersections will now be at Fairfield Avenue and Baker Street, and Baker Street and Ewing Street.  Atlas Excavating 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.

Wayne, Harrison & Berry Street Restrictions

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.  Harrison Street will be restricted to northbound traffic between Wayne Street and Berry Street, and 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. 

Closure of Coldwater Road

Please be advised that beginning Tuesday July 15, 2014 Coldwater Road will be closed to traffic north of Windrift Lane between Union Chapel Road and Dupont Road. This closure will be for 2 separate contracts.City Utilities Engineering will have a contractor installing a sanitary line across Coldwater Road and the Allen County Highway Department will have a contractor installing a new culvert across the Roy Delagrange Drain. Coldwater Road will be open to traffic by August 8, 2014 prior to the start of school. Contractor Yarberry Land Services and Pioneer Associates will be doing the work during the closure. There will be a marked detour for Coldwater Road using Dupont Road, Auburn Road and Union Chapel Road. Yarberry Land Services 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.


Northlawn Drive Closure

Please be advised that beginning Monday July 14, 2014 the intersection of Northlawn Drive and Addison Avenue will be closed to local traffic only.  This closure will be for the St. Joe River CSO Sewer Relief construction project by the City of Fort Wayne.  Atlas Excavating will be doing the work and is expecting to finished by Friday July 25th, 2014.  Traffic will be maintained for local residents, but will not be open to through traffic. Atlas Excavating 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.

Covington Road Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning Monday June 30, 2014 there will be lane restrictions on Covington Road between Eggeman Road and Braemar Drive.  Contractor API Construction will be installing a new sanitary sewer force main within pavement limits along the north side of the road. The project is scheduled for completion by August 1, 2014.  There will be a marked detour using Scott Road, Bass Road and West County Line Road. However, traffic will be maintained for 1 lane with flagging operations daily between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Traffic is to be opened to 2 lanes during non-working hours.  API Construction will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades and daily traffic control.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at  427-1172.

Hale Avenue Closure           

Please be advised that beginning Monday June 16, 2014 Hale Avenue between Brooklyn Avenue and the St. Mary’s River will be closed to through traffic for a City Utilities Engineering storm sewer separation improvement project.  Contractor, Rothenberger Company Inc., will be doing the work and this closure is expected to remain until approximately October 1, 2014.  There will be a marked detour for traffic and trail users along Hale Avenue and the St. Mary’s Pathway.  Rothenberger Company 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.

North Anthony Boulevard Construction
 
Please be advised that North Anthony Boulevard will be closed to southbound traffic at Coliseum Boulevard for the INDOT bridge and road widening project. This closure, weather permitting, will begin June 11, 2014 and run until approximately Friday June 27, 2014.  Westbound traffic on Coliseum Boulevard will not be able to go south on North Anthony during this phase of work. Eastbound traffic, coming from the Coliseum, will have south access onto North Anthony. Northbound Anthony to Coliseum Boulevard will be open with restrictions.  **** Primco, Inc. will be responsible for the maintenance and placement of all construction signs and barricades for this INDOT project.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Webster Street Closure

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.

Lane restrictions on Aboite Center Road

Please be advised that there will be traffic lane restrictions on Aboite Center Road between West Lakes Drive and West Jefferson Boulevard beginning Monday April 7th until August 30, 2014.  The lane restrictions are for a planned Aqua Indiana construction project for upgrades to their system. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Aboite Center Road during construction.  The contractor will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all warning signs and barricades.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

North Anthony Blvd. and Coliseum Blvd.

Please be advised that there will be ongoing lane restrictions along N Anthony Blvd and Coliseum Blvd between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm for the bridge widening project on Coliseum Blvd.  This is an INDOT project over the St Joe River at Johnny Appleseed Park.  There will be times during construction at which overhead work will require the closure of the trail under the bridge for safety reasons.  The contractor will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all warning signs and barricades.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact INDOT at 484-9541 or the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.