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Repaving project on Shields Street Aug. 10-16

August 4, 2009

Travelers should avoid driving on Shields Street between Mulberry and Prospect Aug. 10-16, as a major repaving project closes traffic to three of the four traffic lanes.

One-mile area should be avoided

The repaving project will move through the one-mile area, which includes milling the existing asphalt and placement of a 3-inch asphalt overlay.

Intersection crossings and turning movements along the route will also be impacted. Detours will be posted for vehicles and pedestrians.

Work will be underway 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Businesses along Shields will remain open; please use alternate routes to access them. Work hours on Shields are Monday, Aug. 10 - Sunday, Aug. 16, typically 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and will include Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16.


For up to date information on what section of the street will be under construction on a specific date, visit

Contact: Shelly Carroll, Facilities
Phone: (970) 491-0167