The City of Gillette's Engineering and Utilities Departments update road construction projects around the City.
Temporary Water Shut Off Notices
Work on the 2012 Pavement Management Schedule C project will require temporary water shut offs on Wednesday, October 3rd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Addresses effected include: E. Laurel Street (104 - 113), W. Laurel Street (106-117, 200-215), S. Gillette Avenue (2000-2003, 2008-2011, 2100-2103, 2109-2112, 2200, 2203, 2208-2010)
Road Construction Updates
The northern half of Laurel Street at South Gillette Avenue will be closed from Tuesday, October 2nd through Friday, October 26th while crews install water fittings and subsequent pavement patching. This work is part of the 2012 Pavement Management Schedule C project and is funded by the Optional 1% Sales Tax.
Veterans Drive from 8th Street south to the north entrance of Lasting Legacy Park will be closed from Monday, October 1st through Wednesday, October 3rd, so that a contractor can excavate the center line of Veterans Drive to intercept conduit for future duct run.
Flying Circle Drive
The road closure for Flying Circle Drive between 4J Road and Jack Plane has been extended through Thursday, November 1st. As construction progresses, no more than two intersections will be closed at one time. This work is to install a new water line and new sanitary sewer line for the City of Gillette's Flying Circle Sewer and Water Improvements Project.
South Butler Spaeth
South Butler Spaeth from Highway 59 to Lobo Lane will be closed from September 25th through Friday, October 5th while crews rework the base and add a 2.5" overlay.
Nordgaard Avenue from Lobo Lane to 350' south will be closed Monday, October 1st while crews install a 2" levelling course.
Southern Drive (Lane closures)
Crews will be boring steel pipe along Southern Drive, east of Enzi Drive. In addition, crews will also be installing pipeline along Southern Drive from Highway 50 eastbound. This means for 3000' both eastbound lanes of Southern Drive will be closed for from Monday, September 17th through September 21st, and this lane closure will 'travel' east as the crews install pipeline. The two northern lanes of Southern Drive will be used for two-way traffic, and the speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH. Please watch for machinery and crews in this area and give construction workers a brake. Traffic Control [PDF]
Road Road will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Tuesday, September 18th while crews install the Madison Pipeline and bore under Highway 50 to continue the Madison Pipeline east on Southern Drive. People who use Rock Road are asked to use an alternative route (Force Road) during the Rock Road closure.
Alley (between 12th Street and Flying Circle Drive from 4J Road to T-7 Lane)
The alley located between 12th Street and Flying Circle Drive from 4J Road to T-7 Lane will be closed through Friday, October 12th for the installation of new water main and reconstructing the alley pavement.
For more information contact Public Information Officer Joe Lunne at (307) 686-5393.