Nelson Street Reconstruction Project

Work on Nelson Street and the upper part of Atkinson Street is under way. This project involves roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as upgrades to underground utilities throughout the neighborhood.

The construction contractor for the project is Target Construction.

Upcoming Work

Week of April 17, 2017
  • Drainage work to install new catchbasins on Atkinson Street and an underdrain on Nelson Street;
  • Work continues on the water line on Atkinson Street;
  • Crews will begin to prepare the sidewalks on Nelson and Atkinson streets.
Project officials will attempt to meet with individual residents to review the plan for sidewalks, which run along the front of each property. 

Traffic Patterns

Nelson Street and Atkinson Street between Silver and Nelson streets will be closed to traffic, with the exception of local traffic, Monday to Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. At times, the road may not be passable from one direction and traffic will be diverted. On-street parking in the primary work zone is prohibited Monday to Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additional on-street parking may be limited due to the storage of construction materials and equipment.

For more information about this project, contact Assistant City Engineer Gretchen Young at 516-6450.

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