MONROE – The City of Monroe has contracted with Classic City Mechanical to replace 6,500 feet of existing six-inch cast iron water main on East Franklin Street, between East Sunset Drive and 5 Points Intersection.
Construction is scheduled to start Jan. 22 and anticipated to conclude Sept. 15.
The water main will be installed in four phases, with a separate traffic control plan associated with each phase. They are broken down into the following:
• East Sunset Drive to Circle Drive, Circle Drive to Thompson Street, and Thompson Street to Morgan Mill Road. Auxiliary lanes (turning) and outbound lanes (toward U.S. 74) will be closed. Inbound lanes (toward downtown) will remain open to traffic.
• Morgan Mill Road to 5 Points Intersection: The auxiliary lane (turning) and inbound lane (toward downtown) will be closed. The outbound lane (toward U.S. 74) will remain open to traffic.
The contractor will install the new water main beginning at East Sunset Drive.