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Delays on South Water Expected for Downtown Construction

Brick work on Fairmount Properties project starts April 9

City officials are anticipating traffic delays on South Water Street associated with the downtown redevelopment work starting next week.

Managers at Premier Development, the firm handling construction for the city and Fairmount Properties on the and buildings, advised city leaders that brick work on the west side of the Davey Resource Group building will interrupt traffic intermittently starting Monday, April 9.

The building for the Davey Resource Group, which is a division of , stands at the corner of South Water Street and Haymaker Parkway.

A large piece of machinery will be used during the brick work, and it will periodically be parked on South Water Street for a few minutes at a time while the work is done, according to an email from the Kent Engineering Department.

Flaggers will maintain traffic. The work is expected to last three weeks from April 9 to April 27.

angel judd April 04, 2012 at 11:10 PM
great. that's just what we need, something to make it even more difficult to get around downtown.
John Williams April 05, 2012 at 04:09 AM
Is it really that tough to get around downtown?
Paul Sellman April 05, 2012 at 08:51 AM
It is a small inconvenience for the really awesome growth downtown.

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