Construction on County Ditch 12 Flood Mitigation Project Starting July 9th

Construction on County Ditch 12 Flood Mitigation Project Starting July 9th

Construction on County Ditch 12 Flood Mitigation Project Starting July 9th

Work on the excavation of the flood retention area on CD 12 (west of Shopko) north of Ryan’s Road is tentatively scheduled to begin as early as July 9th. Ryan’s Road will be open during the project; however, trucks will be hauling on Ryan’s Road. Traffic lanes will be shifted as early as July 5th near the work site to allow for trucks to enter and exit the construction site from Ryan’s Road. Weather permitting and construction proceeding as planned, construction of the retention area is expected to be completed in early November.

Work on the replacement of the culvert on CD 12 under Oxford Street just west of Marine Avenue is also expected to begin the week of July 9th. Through traffic on Oxford Street will be maintained during the culvert replacement. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes and shifted to the south during replacement of the north half of the culvert and shifted to the north during the replacement of the south half of the culvert. This work is also expected to last until early November.

Work on the Oslo Street culvert is not expected to begin until later in July.

Please watch for changing traffic conditions and signing, reduce your speed, watch for construction workers and drive carefully in or near the construction zone.