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City of Midland Traffic Alert

Posted on: June 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] City wide traffic alerts and lane closures

Lamesa Road Pavement Reconstruction:

The Contractor working for the City of Midland is scheduled to continue the diamond grinding phase along Lamesa Road between Walnut Lane and Dormard Avenue. There will be a daytime lane closure at the working location of the diamond grinder that will stretch from 5-7 blocks. The west intersection of Golf Course Road and Lamesa Road will be closed off early in the week.

If possible, motorists are advised to avoid this work zone.

COMPASS: City-Wide Paving:

The Contractor working for the City of Midland is working on sidewalk, curb and gutter, and pavement on Fort Worth Street. Fort Worth Street will be closed to thru traffic between Gist Avenue and Hicks Avenue.

The Contractor working for the City of Midland will also be working on Stokes Avenue between Belmont Street and Main Street to adjust water valves and sewer manholes. There will be partial lane closures on Stokes between Belmont Street and Main Street, and on Belmont Street between Stokes Avenue and Gist Avenue while the contractor is working.

If possible, motorists are advised to avoid these work zones.

Texas Avenue Curb and Gutter and Sidewalk Repair:

The City of Midland’s Transportation Division will continue repairing damaged curb and sidewalk at the 200 block of W Texas Avenue along the north curb line. The project will include the removal and replacement of damaged curb and gutter and sidewalk. During the project, curb-side parking will be prohibited. Day-time lane closures may be used, but eastbound traffic flow on Texas Avenue will be maintained at all times. All properties adjacent to the work zone will remain accessible.

If possible, motorists are advised to avoid this work zone.

Texas Avenue – Wall Street Lofts:

The contractor for the Wall Street Lofts project has implemented a full closure of E. Texas Avenue between N. Main Street and N. Baird Street. The closure is in place now and is not expected to last beyond Monday, June 30th. The road closure is necessary to allow for the safe placement of a large crane needed for work on the multi-use project and its associated parking garage.

Eastbound traffic can detour south on Main Street one block to Wall Street. Local business access will be maintained, and drivers and pedestrians should exercise caution around the work area.

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