Beginning Friday, May 15, Ridenhour Directional Boring, a contractor for Socket Telecom, plans to install fiber optic cable to provide internet, telecommunications and video services for businesses and residences in the vicinity of the alley between North Eighth and Short streets, north of East Broadway. This will result in the closure of various sections of the alley. Closures will happen in sections, the entire alley will not be closed at one time. The work associated with the closures is scheduled to be completed by Monday, June 8, weather permitting.
Motorists, pedestrians and nonmotorized transportation users are urged to exercise extreme caution when in the work zone.