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Posted on: February 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Oakland Avenue Reconstruction to Begin in March

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale would like to alert motorists of an upcoming road construction project along Oakland Avenue from Walnut Street to Chautauqua Road.  The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 2, 2020. The reconstruction of Oakland Avenue will be constructed in three phases with the first phase of work being performed from Walnut to Freeman Street and starting at the date mentioned above.  This section of Oakland Avenue will be closed to all through traffic while the work is being performed.  Access will only be allowed to residents with driveways in the construction area.

Below is a brief description of the work that will be performed:

  • Removal and replacement of the existing pavement with new concrete pavement and curb and gutters
  • Dedicated bicycle lanes in each direction
  • Removal and replacement of the existing sidewalks and driveway aprons
  • Replacement of the existing storm sewer

For more information, please contact the City’s Engineering Division at (618) 457-3270.

 “Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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