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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Construction Update: E. Tompkins St & N. Aurora St.

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Construction Update: E. Tompkins St & N. Aurora St.

PROJECT NAME & LOCATION: Storm Pipe Replacement; Intersection – E. Tompkins St & N. Aurora St., between the 800 block and 700 Block of N. Aurora St., as well as between the 300 Block and 400 Block of E. Tompkins St. (Within the intersection and at the Southwest sidewalk crossing.) 

PROJECT START DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 2023. 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOAL: Replace 2 existing Storm Pipes: 
Pipe 1 - at the crosswalk on the Southwest corner
Pipe 2 - diagonally across intersection  

LOCAL IMPACTS: The indicated roads will be temporarily closed during Storm Pipe replacement from September 19th through September 28th, between the hours of 7am – 3:30pm.  Emergency vehicles and local residents will have access to driveways though-out the duration of the project. Some parking near the work zone will be utilized for City vehicles and will be posted. The Southwest crosswalk will be closed. Some delays should be expected during work. The intersection will remain closed for the duration of the project. 

RECOMMENDED DETOURS IN PLACE:  Traffic traveling Northbound on N. Aurora will turn Left on E. Yates St., then Right on N. Tioga, then Right on E. Lincoln St.  All traffic will be directed via signage, to take alternate routes to either Linn Street or N. Tioga Street. 


SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE: Thursday, September 28, 2023. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Ervay (607)272-1718 ext. 4224; 

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