Pershing Avenue closes Monday on North Federal Boulevard improvement project

    As the $13.96 million North Federal Boulevard project moves north in Riverton, another major street is closing.
    Pershing Avenue is scheduled to close Monday as concrete demolition, storm sewer installation and roadway paving move toward Sunset Drive.
    In other project news:
    — The Main Street/North Federal Boulevard intersection reopened at 7 a.m. Thursday nearly two weeks ahead of the eight-week scheduled closure. All detour signs are being removed;
    — East Park Avenue is scheduled to reopen Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 16, and the intersection will close Monday, Sept. 17;
    — A four-hour water shutoff (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.) is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, on Roosevelt Avenue;
    — East Washington and East Fremont avenues are scheduled to reopen to traffic on Tuesday, Sept. 18;
    — Concrete paving is tentatively scheduled between East Park Avenue and East Lincoln Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 20;
    — Tentatively, concrete paving is scheduled between East Lincoln and through Pershing Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 27.
    All work is dependent upon favorable weather.
    “We appreciate everyone’s patience on this project, especially concerning the variety of closures which have helped accelerate construction,” according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Robert Scheidemantel of Riverton. “We are asking drivers on North Federal to avoid making left-hand turns in the work zone, and to please slow down. The speed limit inside the work zone is 20 mph.”
    Citizens and businesses are reminded of the weekly public meeting at 10 a.m. every Thursday in Riverton City Hall.
    Real-time project updates are available at #RivertonRebuild.

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