The contractor has delayed the schedule for this work until Wednesday, Feb. 13 and Thursday, Feb. 14, weather permitting.
Original Press Release:
Lane restriction, sidewalk closure scheduled on North Fifth Street, Feb. 5-6
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 a.m., Septagon Construction, a contractor for the United States Postal Service, plans to utilize a temporary crane to load materials onto the roof of the post office building at 511 E. Walnut to restore heat to the building. This will result in the closure of the mailbox drop-off lane on the east side of North Fifth Street between East Walnut and East Ash (both driving lanes will remain open). The work will also require closure of the east sidewalk along North Fifth Street between East Walnut and East Ash. The work associated with the closure is scheduled to be completed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, weather permitting.
Motorists, pedestrians and nonmotorized transportation users are urged to exercise extreme caution when in the work zone. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the west side of North Fifth Street.