Public utility relocation continues – along Garrett Street between 9th/Avon and 6th Street SE within the on-street parking spaces and on Levy Avenue – for the week of November 29th – December 3rd. Work will be completed with flagging of vehicular traffic in the daytime and no service interruptions are expected.
Waterline work will also begin on East South Street between Old Avon Street and 6th Street SE on Wednesday, December 1st and continue for several weeks. Work will be completed with flagging of vehicular traffic in the daytime and no service interruptions are expected.
Duct bank construction will begin on the NW corner of Old Avon Street and Garrett Street the week of November 29th – December 3rd. The southern sidewalk will be closed along Garrett Street between 9th/Avon and 6th Street SE and pedestrians will be redirected to the northern sidewalk. The western sidewalk along Old Avon Street between Garrett Street and South Street SE will also be closed.
Monticello Road between Levy Avenue and Graves Street will be closed to through vehicular traffic the week of November 29th – December 3rd weekdays during the daytime hours of 7AM to 5PM. Mastec, a subcontractor for Dominion Energy, will be excavating the intersection of Monticello Road/Graves Street to access the concrete duct bank and pull new lines to connect to the overhead poles. Workers and inspectors will ensure access is maintained to residents’ homes as needed. Service interruptions are not expected in this second phase of four to transfer power to the new lines.
Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the project area and access to private parcels will be accommodated.
Construction is being conducted by Caton Construction Group, Inc. for the City of Charlottesville’s Department of Public Works. The pedestrian pushbuttons at the 9th/Avon/Levy/Garrett intersection have been relocated to the large, wooden signal poles (NE, NW and SW corners) and an auxiliary wooden post with metal conduit (SE corner).