On Friday, January 16, 2015: E. 17th Street from Hickory Street to Garland Street by Fairview Elementary School shall be converted from “One Way Traffic” to “Limited One Way and Two Way Traffic” depending on the time of day. During the hours of 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Monday-Friday, it shall be “One Way.” At all other times, it shall be “Two Way Traffic.” New street signs shall be installed Friday, January 16, 2015. Also, a Four-Way Stop shall be placed at Hickory Street and E. 17th Street. This conversion is part of the new sidewalk system installed from County Ave to Fairview Elementary. Future Sidewalk improvements will work to tie Jefferson Ave. to Fairview Elementary.
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Contractor has resolved his asphalt mix design and plans the following:
Friday – Close road from 8:00 am till noon to pave the side street connections to Jefferson Avenue.
Monday – Close road from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm to pave Jefferson Avenue.
They will hand out written notices to residents living off Jefferson Avenue in the construction zone informing them of the work. Residents living within the construction zone will be allowed to enter/exit.
The contractor is being charged a monetary penalty per day for the project delays.
Milling of the asphalt on Jefferson Ave from E 18th to E 24th is starting now.
The contractor has now updated his schedule to include closing to road from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm today, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday. Local traffic to your home is allowed but not through traffic.
Jefferson Avenue from E. 18th Street to E. 24th Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Wednesday, October 15, 2014 to perform street pavement overlay. The work is expected to take 3 days and be opened for traffic late Friday, October 17.
Citizens may take Pinson Drive, Franklin Drive, Highway 67, County Ave or numerous other local north-south streets as alternate routes to Arkansas High School and points south.
Special Notice Inclusion for Arkansas High School thru Robin Stover.
This project is part of the State Aid City Streets Program Grant funded 90% by the State of Arkansas and 10% by the City of Texarkana, Arkansas as approved by City Board of Directors on May 5, 2014 with Resolutions No. 6152 & 6153.
Paul Hackleman, P.E., CFM
Public Works Director
City of Texarkana, Arkansas 71854