Crews Start Replacing Water and Sewer Lines in Tallahassee

Posted at 3:06 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 11:28:06-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - City officials have announced that they have began making improvements to the storm water system near Fourth Avenue. 

On Monday, the City of Tallahassee started replacing old water and sewer lines along Fourth Ave. between Gibbs Drive and North Adams Street. The project, which is being completed by Dowdy Plumbing, will also include enhancements to the area storm water system.

Officials said that work on the area will occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding weekends with home football games. 

Crews will complete the project in segments and work eastward from Gibbs Drive to North Adams Street.

City officials have warned residents to expect lane and road closures along Fourth Avenue as the project progresses. However, they said that access for citizens and businesses will be maintained by crews and detours who will direct people on where to go. 

Officials warned to be careful in the area and drive slow. 

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