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Roadwork1Press Release - Traffic Changes and Lane Closures

Streets Division crews will be performing work the week of July 23rd as follows:

Asphalt Crews: Minor street repairs throughout the City. No major traffic control or delays expected.

Sign/Paint Crews: Installing new signs and replacing and repairing damaged signs throughout the City. Paint Crews will be painting crosswalks, arrows and curbs from 4 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on Washburn Way from Laverne to South 6th Street and from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Main Street from 12th Street to Center Street. Lane restrictions and detours will be in place.

Eldorado Avenue Improvements Project

  • Traffic control will include road closure of Lexington, narrowed lanes and lane shifts on Eldorado. Traveling public should drive slowly through work zones and anticipate construction equipment in and out of work zones.
  • Crews will be constructing the new curb/gutter and sidewalks at Dahlia, Lexington and Birch through August 3, 2018.
  • Starting August 6, 2018, work on the reconstruction of the Lexington, Peach and Birch intersections will begin.

While the below information is not a City project we would like citizens to know of the traffic changes and lane closures:

Obstruction Permits
The City has issued an obstruction permit as follows:

Third Street between Klamath Avenue and Main Street will be closed on July 25, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the Klamath County Library Summer Reading Program.

The City would like to thank Citizens, in advance for proceeding with caution in these areas. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the City of Klamath Falls Public Works Department at (541) 883-5363.

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