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Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

Northwest Ward Road from Chipman Road to Northwest Frances Road is scheduled to close on June 17 and remain closed for seven to ten days as work is done on the City’s water main.  The eastbound lane of Chipman Road will also be reduced to one lane from Ward Road to Donovan Road. Detours will be posted and are available via Donovan Road.

All construction work is weather permitting. For more information, contact Public Works at 969-1800 or publicworks@cityofLS.net.

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