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8-7-17 Water Improvement Project Update

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City of Ishpeming Press Release

Monday, August 7, 2017

As part of the US RD Water System Improvements project, the City and the contractor will begin work on Cliff Street on Monday, August 7th and continue throughout the week. Residents should expect disruptions to water service in the areas of Cliff Street, Lakeshore Drive, and Empire Street between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM as water mains are isolated. Traffic along Lakeshore Drive will be disrupted and the Lakeshore Drive access to Cliff Street will be closed to traffic. Please direct your questions to Ishpeming City DPW at 486-9371. Thank you for your patience during this project.
Notice to Residents
Traffic will be impacted at the Lakeshore and Cliff Street intersection, as well as on Cliff, Hazel and Battery Streets from Lakeshore Drive to Empire Street.
 –Residents may be connected to temporary water during this time. If temporary water service is installed, the City will attempt to contact you to reroute your water service through a garden hose bib or other connection.
 –The Contractor will make efforts to maintain access to homes as much as possible, however during certain periods, parking will be affected and residents may be required to park vehicles away from their homes. If you need special assistance, please contact the City at (906) 486-9371 in order to discuss possible accommodations.
 –Construction areas and surrounding areas may experience temporary disruptions to water supply in order to isolate lines for repair.
 –Project updates will be posted to the City’s Facebook page, Website, and beginning in September on Channel 189.
 –Project update meetings will be held every Thursday at 1:00 at the City Public Works office, beginning July 27th. If you have questions regarding construction, please attend a meeting or contact the City of Ishpeming with your questions.

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