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West Lake Street to close between College and Shields, July 17-21 & 24-28

Released on Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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West Lake Street will be closed in two phases between College Avenue and Shields Street for multiple upgrades and repaving work.

  • Phase I: July 17-21, full traffic closure from College Avenue to Whitcomb Street
  • Phase II: July 24-28, full traffic closure from Whitcomb Street to Shields Street

All business and local resident access will be maintained with short delays, however those local vehicles will only be permitted to travel westbound. Most side streets adjacent to Lake Street will be closed during working hours. A map and phasing plan is attached.

Project dates are estimates based on favorable conditions; variances may occur due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Project updates and progress will be posted online at

Work Zone Information

Typical working hours are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., however work may occur outside these times or on weekends to expedite the project. Alternate routes are required to avoid the construction zones.

For more information about the Street Maintenance Program, and to view project updates, please visit