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OR updates sewer work

(City of Oak Ridge press release) Sewer rehabilitation will continue for the week of October 16, 2017, with Hurst Excavating, LLC, working under contract for the City of Oak Ridge to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.

Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists are urged to use extreme care and caution when traveling on streets included in the sewer work area. Temporary road repairs will be made and loose gravel should be expected until the patches are permanently paved.

Construction work scheduled for the week beginning October 16, 2017, includes the following locations:

·         East Morningside Drive ·         Montreal Lane
·         Latimer Road ·         Moore Lane
·         Louisiana Avenue ·         Morgan Road
·         Middlebury Road ·         North Jefferson Circle
·         Monaco Lane ·         North Seneca Road
·         Montclair Road

All construction work is subject to change based on such unknowns as weather, equipment and access issues. Residents should have already received door hangers on bright orange paper providing general details about the project as well as the contractor’s contact information.

Additional questions can be directed to the Public Works Department by calling (865) 425-1875 or by emailingPubWorksDis@OakRidgeTN.gov. Hurst Excavating can be reached at (865) 922-6142.

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