Friday, May 29, 2015

Project Update

May 29, 2015 UPDATE – This week, KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, continued water line installation in S. Gay Street between W. Church Avenue and Cumberland Avenue. Crews also installed two new fire hydrants on S. Gay Street. On Walnut Street, installation of wastewater main was completed.

Next week, paving crews will restore Walnut Street north of W. Hill Avenue. Walnut Street between the City County parking garage and W. Hill Avenue remains closed. Crews will also begin work on Front Avenue. See traffic advisories below and attached map in the upper right hand corner of this blog.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street Lane Closures [EXTENDED June 1-15] – KUB and its contractor will maintain a closure of three lanes of South Gay Street on a one block section between W. Church Avenue and Cumberland Avenue, starting 7 a.m., Monday, June 1, through Monday, June 15, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. The two southbound lanes and one northbound lane will be closed. One northbound lane of traffic will remain open to through traffic on this section of South Gay Street. Southbound traffic will be detoured via West Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street. During all work, NO on street parking will be allowed in the work zone. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Front Avenue Road Closure [June 1-15] – KUB and its contractor will close Front Avenue between South Broadway and Locust Street to through traffic starting at 7 a.m., Monday, June 1, through Monday, June 15, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Walnut Street Road Closure [EXTENDED June 1-15] – KUB and it contractor will maintain a closure of Walnut Street between the City County Building parking garage and West Hill Avenue starting at 7 a.m. Monday, June 1, until Monday, June 15, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic to the garage may use the entrance on Walnut Street, and all exiting traffic will be directed onto West Hill Avenue. Paving crews will be onsite Monday, June 1, to restore Walnut Street between West Hill Avenue and Main Street, which will then fully reopen to traffic. Please see attached map for more detailed information.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – May 25-29, 2015




Friday, May 22, 2015

Project Update

May 22, 2015 UPDATE –  This week, KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, continued water main installation in S. Gay Street near Cumberland Avenue. Crews also installed 260 feet of water main between Walnut Street and Locust Street.

All lanes of S. Gay Street will reopen for the weekend. Crews will not be working Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. On Tuesday, May 26, crews will return to work and re-implement the traffic control plan on the 700 block of S. Gay Street (between W. Church Avenue and Cumberland Avenue), which will remain closed to southbound traffic. The 800 block (in front of First Tennessee Plaza, between Cumberland Avenue and Main Street) will be reopened to traffic. Left hand turns from westbound Cumberland Avenue will be re-implemented. Please see updated traffic map located in the upper right hand corner of the sidebar on this page for more detailed information.

Next week, crews will continue their work in Walnut Street and S. Gay Street.








Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Project Update

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Walnut Street Road Closure [May 20] – KUB crews will close a short section of Walnut Street between Neyland Drive and West Hill Avenue from 5:30-8:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 20, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. The entrance to the City County Building Parking Structure on this section of Walnut Street will be closed during this time frame (the exit remains closed due to ongoing construction). Alternate routes include Neyland Drive, E. Hill Avenue, Lake Loudoun Boulevard, and Volunteer Boulevard.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street-Cumberland Avenue Intersection Lane Closure [May 21] – KUB and its contractor will close one lane of the intersection of South Gay Street at Cumberland Avenue from 4-7 a.m., on Thursday, May 21, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Through traffic will be maintained via one lane of the intersection. Southbound traffic should continue to follow the W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street detour that is already in place due to ongoing work on this block of S. Gay Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Project Update

May 15, 2015 UPDATE –  This week, KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, continued wastewater main installation in Gay Street at the Cumberland Avenue intersection, and north of the intersection. Crews also continued water main installation in Walnut Street between Main Street and Neyland Drive.

All lanes of S. Gay Street will reopen for the weekend, and crews will re-implement the traffic control plan Monday morning, May 18. Walnut Street (between the City County Parking Garage entrance and W. Hill Avenue) remains closed to through traffic until the end of the month, as will one lane of Walnut Street (between W. Hill Avenue and Main Street).

Next week, crews will continue their work in S. Gay Street and in Walnut Street.










Friday, May 8, 2015

Project Update

May 8, 2015 UPDATE – This week, KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, completed installation of water main on S. Gay Street between Main Street and Cumberland Avenue. This line will be tested and services tied over next week. Work continues on the wastewater main in this section of S. Gay Street. Crews working overnight in Walnut Street began work on the water main in that area.

All lanes of S. Gay Street will reopen for the weekend, and crews will re-implement the traffic control plan Monday morning, May 11.

Next week, crews will continue working in both areas of S. Gay Street and Walnut Street. Please see below traffic advisories and the traffic map available in the upper right hand corner of this blog for more traffic information.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street-Cumberland Avenue Intersection Lane Closure [May 11] – KUB and its contractor will close one lane of the intersection of South Gay Street at Cumberland Avenue on Monday, May 11, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Westbound Cumberland Avenue traffic through the intersection will still be allowed. Southbound Gay Street traffic should continue to follow the W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street detour that is already in place due to ongoing work on this block of S. Gay Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Walnut Street Lane Closure [May 11-31] – KUB and its contractor will reduce Walnut Street between W. Hill Avenue and Main Street to one lane of northbound traffic starting Monday, May 11, through Sunday, May 30, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. One lane of northbound traffic will be maintained on this section of roadway during construction. Walnut Street between the City County Parking Garage Exit and W. Hill Avenue remains closed to through traffic (traffic from Neyland Drive to Walnut Street must enter the City County Parking garage – no through traffic allowed). Please see attached map for more detailed information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.









 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Project Update

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street-Cumberland Avenue Intersection Closure [May 6-7] – KUB and its contractor will close the intersection of South Gay Street at Cumberland Avenue to through traffic today beginning at 12 p.m. and lasting continuously until 12 p.m. Thursday, May 7, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic travelling from westbound Cumberland Avenue must make a righthand turn on to northbound South Gay Street. Northbound traffic on south Gay Street will be detoured to Main Street, State Street, and Cumberland Avenue. Southbound traffic should continue to follow the W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street detour that is already in place due to ongoing work on this block of S. Gay Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Project Update

May 5, 2015 -

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Re:   Traffic Advisory – Road Closures for Utility Maintenance [All closures and work are weather permitting]

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street Road Closures [May 5] – KUB and its contractor will close South Gay Street between Cumberland Avenue and Main Street, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, May 5, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Northbound traffic will be detoured to Main Street, State Street, and Cumberland Avenue. Southbound traffic should continue to follow the W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street detour that is already in place due to ongoing work on this block of S. Gay Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org.