FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 3, 2019
Contact: Keith Shreve
Assistant Transportation Manager
Sidewalk and Storm Drainage Improvements Begin on S. Washington Avenue
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Sidewalk and drainage improvements require the closure of S. Washington Avenue (between E. South Street and Fourth Street), Monday through Friday, during the work hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work will begin on Wednesday, September 4 and take approximately four weeks to complete. Detours will be marked. Residents will be allowed access as needed.
The City of Fayetteville Transportation Division will construct a new 5-foot wide sidewalk, curb and gutter, and storm drainage improvements. The project will also improve pedestrian safety and connect to an existing sidewalk on the east side of S. Washington Avenue
Motorist should expect delays and if possible, select a different route to travel. Please use extreme caution when traveling in the work area and watch for personnel and equipment.
To learn more about the construction and maintenance of the City’s streets and sidewalks, please visit this webpage.
On the behalf of the City of Fayetteville, we would like to express our appreciation for your cooperation and understanding as we perform our work in this area. For additional information on the project, please contact the City of Fayetteville Transportation Division office at 479-575-8228. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.