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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Upcoming Construction: 900- 1010 East State Street Gas Main Replacement

PROJECT NAME900- 1010 East State Street Gas Main Replacement – Full Street Closure

PROJECT LOCATION: 900-1010 East State Street & Cornell Walk

PROJECT START DATEMonday, May 7, 2018

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The DDS Companies will install a new 6” gas main and service connections from the intersection of Mitchell Street & East State Street to 1010 East State Street, continuing up to 4 Cornell Walk.

LOCAL IMPACTS: Starting Monday May 7, 2018, East State Street will be completely closed to through traffic in both directions from Mitchell Street to Pine Tree Road, including nights and weekends, for the duration of the work. During active work, flaggers will assist travelers at both ends of the project.  Permanent restoration work will occur at the end of the project.

If you need special accommodations during the time of this project please contact Lynne Yost:; (607) 274-6530

DETOURS IN PLACE: Inbound (westbound) traffic will be detoured from East State St. to Pine Tree Rd to Dryden Rd to Ithaca Rd to Mitchell St to East State St.

Outbound (eastbound) traffic will be detoured from East State St. to Mitchell St to Ithaca Rd to Dryden Rd to Pine Tree Rd. to East State St.

Residents and visitors to addresses on East State Street between Mitchell Street and Pine Tree Road will have access to their destinations aside from brief exceptions at locations where active work is underway.

Some short-term sidewalk closures adjacent to active work are expected.


SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE: Approximately July 7, 2018

General questions and concerns can be directed to Public Information Specialist Melody Faraday:; (607) 274-6571

For project specific questions, please contact Assistant Civil Engineer Lynne Yost:; (607) 274-6530


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