The Bellingham Public Works Department said the following roads will have traffic limitations during the week of the week of February 25-March 1, 2013, to accommodate construction and repair.
Alley between Pacific and Orleans streets
The alley between Pacific and Orleans streets from Virginia to Illinois streets will be closed to through traffic while Interwest Construction, under contract with the City of Bellingham, replaces the sewer main line. Flaggers will direct traffic around closures. For additional information visit this City webpage or contact Shane Oden, P.E., Project Engineer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-7921.
Key and Liberty streets
Ram Construction, under contract with the City of Bellingham, will be continuing the 2012 Water Main Replacement project on Key and Liberty streets. There will be no parking on Key Street on selected blocks from Myrtle to Chestnut streets and on Liberty Street from Ellis Street south to the end of the street. Each street will be closed in the area where work is taking place. Expect delays and detours. Flaggers will direct traffic and assist with pedestrian safety as needed. For additional information visit this City webpage or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at email@example.com or 778-7922.
Inflow and Infiltration sewer project: Truck traffic will continue along the alley between Franklin and Grant streets from Kentucky Street to E. Carolina streets as ICI Construction, under contract with the City of Bellingham, continues a project to remove rain and ground water from the sewer system while replacing sewer mains and laterals. Flaggers will direct traffic as needed through detours and closures. For additional information visit this City webpage or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-7922.
Harris and McKenzie avenues, 4th and 10th streets
Motorists can expect heavy truck traffic on Harris and McKenzie avenues as well as 4th and 10th streets in Fairhaven up to Interstate 5 as construction concrete work continues associated with the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project. For additional information visit this City webpage or contact Freeman Anthony, P.E., Project Engineer, at email@example.com or 778-7924.
The City of Bellingham Public Works Department provides this information as a public service. It is based on currently available information. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly and should plan accordingly. When traveling through a construction area, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are asked to be patient, proceed with caution and obey flaggers at all times. Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of work including resurfacing, sidewalk construction, water and sewer main work, and utility cuts. Dates, times and work locations are subject to change due to inclement weather or last-minute changes in work schedules.