The City of Midland Engineering Services Department has the following projects under construction. Road closures and traffic alerts for each project are listed below:
Lamesa Road Pavement Reconstruction:
The Contractor working for the City of Midland has started the pavement removal phase along Lamesa Road between Dormard Avenue and Walnut Avenue. Traffic will continue to be narrowed down to a single lane in both directions and routed to the eastern half of Lamesa Road. All properties will remain accessible across the construction zone.
Lamesa Road Pedestrian Access Improvement:
The Contractor working for the City of Midland is in the final stages of the sidewalk improvement project. Single lane interruptions will be used along Lamesa Road to complete the project. All properties adjacent to the work zone will remain accessible.
COMPASS: City-Wide Paving:
The Contractor working for the City of Midland is preparing Colorado Street for asphalt placement. Stokes Avenue is closed to thru traffic between Rankin Highway and Colorado Street. Belmont Street and Colorado Street are closed between Gist Avenue and Wolcott Avenue.
In addition, the Contractor will be installing concrete sidewalk on the east side of Fairgrounds Road between Nobles Avenue and Golf Course Road. The northbound lane on Fairgrounds between Nobles Avenue and Golf Course Road will be closed temporarily during concrete placement.
Water/Wastewater/Fire Hydrant Tap Project:
The Contractor working for the City of Midland will be installing water and sewer service to a property on Wadley Avenue, between Midland Drive and Mark Lane. Temporary lane closures will be used along Wadley Avenue to complete the project. All properties adjacent to the work zone will remain accessible. Motorists are advised to avoid this work zone if possible.
Mark Lane and LaSalle Circle Drainage Improvement Project:
The City of Midland Transportation Division will continue a drainage improvement project at Mark Lane and LaSalle Circle on Monday May 12, 2014. The project includes the installation of a 5’ wide concrete valley gutter and the removal and replacement of asphaltic pavement to provide a smooth transition into the new concrete valley gutter. During the project, LaSalle Circle will be closed to through traffic. All properties will remain accessible during the project.