Beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, at 7 a.m., Watkins Roofing Inc., contractor for City of Columbia Building Maintenance, plans to begin replacement of the roof on the Gentry Building at 1 S. Seventh St. This will result in a closure of the sidewalk and four parking spaces on the south side of East Broadway between Sixth and Seventh streets, Sept. 5-12. Once the sidewalk and parking spaces on East Broadway are reopened, the sidewalk and four parking spaces on the west side of South Seventh Street between East Broadway and Cherry Street will take place Sept. 12-19.
Motorists and nonmotorized transportation users are urged to exercise extreme caution when in the work zone. Pedestrians should only use the sidewalk on the opposite side of the street as directed by signage.