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More road closures expected this week

Water mains and sidewalks among the expected work for this week

Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – As work on the downtown streetscape continues, more road closures are expected for this week.

According to information from the engineering firms:

On the east side of the project, work on the retaining wall on Ottawa Avenue will continue, in addition to storm and water service installation in various areas of the project.

On Tuesday, the south side of First Street, from Galena to Crawford avenues, will be closed for sawcutting.

Also on First Street, sidewalk installation will begin between Galena and Hennepin avenues.

On the west side of the project, work will continue on South Peoria Avenue, between First and Third streets, including curb and gutter installation between Second and Third streets.

On Peoria Avenue, between First and Second streets, work is expected to include the removal of roadway pavement and portions of sidewalks to install water mains, which will require the east side of the street to be closed.

Short-term closures of the west side of the street will be done as necessary, according to information provided by the engineering firms.

Roadwork map

Go to for a map of the streetscape work and closed roads.

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