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For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

 

Barr Street Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning immediately south bound Barr Street between Washington Blvd and Wayne Street will be closed to all traffic. North bound traffic on Barr Street between Washington Blvd and Wayne Street will be open.  This restriction will be a part of the AEP’s Underground Network Reconstruction Project, North Phase.  The Robert Henry Corporation will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work on Barr Street will be completed by Friday May 26, 2017.  Robert Henry Corporation will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.


Berry Street Closure

Please be advised that beginning Monday May 22, 2017 Berry Street will be closed to through traffic at Fairfield Avenue.  This closure is part of the City’s concrete street and sidewalk improvement project between Jefferson Boulevard and Main Street.  Hipskind Concrete will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating this phase of work will be completed on May 29, 2017.  Hipskind Concrete will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. There will be a marked detour for Berry Street using Ewing Street, Main Street, and Broadway.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.


McKinnie Avenue Closure

Please be advised that beginning Monday May 22, 2017 McKinnie Avenue will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of Warsaw Street.  This closure will be a part of a City Utilities Engineering water main replacement package.  Midwest Trenchless Services will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating McKinnie Avenue will be re-opened to traffic by the end of the day Wednesday May 24, 2017.  Midwest Trenchless Services will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. There will be a marked detour for this project using Lafayette Street, Oxford Street and Hanna Street.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact City Utilities Engineering at 427-2705.

Washington Boulevard Lane Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday May 17, 2017 there will be lane restrictions along Washington Boulevard between Clay Street and Calhoun Street in downtown Fort Wayne. Also northbound Barr Street between Washington Blvd and Wayne Street will be closed during this time. Southbound traffic on Barr Street will remain for area traffic access.  This restriction will be a part of the AEP’s Underground Network Reconstruction Project, North Phase.  The Robert Henry Corporation will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work on Washington Blvd. will be completed by Wednesday June 7, 2017.  Robert Henry Corporation will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Improvements Coming to Hobson Road - Revised

Lane Restrictions Begin Thursday

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Hobson Road rehabilitation and improvement project begins this week between East State Boulevard and Coliseum Boulevard.  The project is designed to enhance safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists.  To accommodate construction there will be lane restrictions on Hobson between State and Coliseum beginning Thursday, May 18, 2017.  The inside lane in both directions will be closed beginning Thursday. The outside lanes in each direction will be open to traffic.  These lane restrictions are expected to last through the first week of July.  Motorists should expect lane restrictions throughout the project that will be completed in November of this year. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.  Besides repair to the concrete roadway, the project adds greenspace for storm drainage, expands park strips to buffer sidewalks, adds bike lanes in each direction, and creates a designated center turn lane.  Contractor, Primco Inc. expects the full project to be completed by November of this year.  Hobson Road carries approximately 9,000 vehicles per day.

This project is part of the $25 million being invested in 2017 transportation infrastructure projects that will enhance mobility, improve safety and strengthen neighborhoods.

Barr Street Traffic Restrictions

Please be advised that beginning Thursday May 11, 2017 there will be lane restrictions along Barr Street between Main Street and Wayne Street in downtown Fort Wayne. Restrictions along Main and Berry Streets will also be as necessary during this time. This restriction will be a part of the AEP’s Underground Network Reconstruction Project, North Phase. Only southbound travel on Barr Street will be permitted between Main Street and Wayne Street on this required phase of operations. Detours will be marked for closed travel lanes.  The Robert Henry Corp. will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work in this Barr Street area will be completed on May 19, 2017.  The Robert Henry Corp. will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.


North Clinton Street Lane Restrictions - Update

Please be advised that beginning Sunday April 30, 2017 the lane restrictions along North Clinton Street between Washington Center Road and Jacobs Creek Run will be switching to the next phase.  This restriction will allow contractor, Primco, Inc. to pave the outside lanes as a part of a City Transportation improvement contract. The inside left lanes will be open to traffic. A single lane in each direction will be maintained throughout the work zone. This is the second phase of work planned along this corridor. The planned completion for the project is July 31, 2017.  Primco, Inc. will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating this phase of work will remain until May 12, 2017.  Primco, Inc. will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Coldwater Road improvement project

On Monday, May 1, crews will begin placing signage with lane closures expected by Wednesday on the outside lanes (closest to the curbs) in both directions.  With approximately 27,000 vehicles using Coldwater Road each day the lane restrictions will cause travel delays.  Motorists should plan accordingly.  Brooks Construction is performing the work which is scheduled for completion in November of this year.  The improvements on Coldwater will go from Coliseum Boulevard to Washington Center Road.  The first phase of the project is between Coliseum and Essex Lane.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Transportation Department at 427-1172.


Lake Avenue lane restriction - REVISED

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday April 19, 2017 there will be a single lane restriction along Lake Avenue between Beacon Street and Hobson Road.  This restriction will be a part of a Transportation Engineering project for a sidewalk improvement.  Malott Contracting Inc. will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work will be completed on May 26, 2017.  Malott Contracting will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. Traffic will be maintained through the workzone.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Laverne Avenue Closure - Revised

Please be advised that beginning Monday April 10, 2017 Laverne Avenue will be closed to through traffic south of E State Boulevard to Nevada Avenue.  This closure will be a part of a City Utilities Engineering project.  Dunigan Brothers Inc. will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating work will be completed on July 15, 2017.  Dunigan Brothers will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. There will be a marked detour for this closure using State Boulevard, Coliseum Boulevard and Lake Avenue.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the City Utilities Engineering at 427-2705.

Fairfield Avenue Closure - REVISED

Please be advised that beginning Friday April 7, 2017 Fairfield Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Jefferson Boulevard and Wayne Street.  Fairfield Avenue will remain open to local traffic and businesses with restrictions.  This closure will be for the first phase of the City’s concrete street and sidewalk improvement project between Jefferson Boulevard and Main Street.  Hipskind Concrete will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating this phase of work will be completed on June 1, 2017.  Hipskind Concrete will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. There will be a marked detour for Fairfield Avenue using Main Street, Ewing Street and Jefferson Boulevard or Washington Boulevard.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.

Maysville Road and Trier Road Closure - Revised

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday April 19, 2017 Maysville Road and Trier Road will be closed to through traffic at the intersection with Landin Road. North bound traffic on Landin Road will be able to continue north onto Maysville Road. South bound traffic on Maysville Road will be able to continue south onto Landin Road.  This closure will allow for roundabout construction for the City’s Maysville, Landin, and Trier Intersection Improvement Project.  E&B Paving Inc. will be doing the work and weather permitting is anticipating this work will be completed on October 1, 2017.  E&B will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone. There will be a marked detour using Goeglein Road and Stellhorn Road.  For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Department at 427-1172.