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Posted on: August 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Construction Update for the Week of August 7th

This week’s big news is the news itself! Meta, we know.

You can now subscribe and get the latest James St. Construction Updates delivered straight to your inbox.

If you click on the “News” tab to the left and select “view all,” you can sign up for e-mails that will be sent out every time there is an update on the construction. It is just another way for you stay even more on top of the road renovation.

These updates will be different from what City Administrator Patrick Vander Sanden already sends out each Friday. They will include the weekly updates posted here, plus the any urgent mid-week news.

This week’s actual road construction scuttlebutt is sparse.

All work is proceeding as normal, with crews continuing to push ever farther ahead of the original November finish date.

The holes dug at the Industrial Dr./Dix St./James St. intersection will be filled over the coming days, as will the section of James St. that is still uneven between Birdsy St. and Lewis St. The later portion needs to be made level to allow for a hopeful August 14th pavement.

That is it for this week. If you have any questions, problems or concerns, please e-mail the city’s resident genius/business liaison, JT Cestkowski, at You can also call City Hall at 623-5900. Please subscribe to the construction updates mentioned above, and keep checking in with for the latest on all things road construction.

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