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Verbatim: E. State Blvd. section closed

A report received Tuesday morning:

Please be advised that E State Boulevard will be closed to all traffic between Parnell Avenue and Crescent Avenue.

This closure is due to a water main break and repair. At this time it is not known how long this closure will be needed. Traffic is encouraged to use Lake and Columbia Avenues.

City Utilities will be responsible for placement and maintenance of all warning signs and barricades during the closure period.

For further information or for problems that may develop contact the Traffic Engineering Dept. at 427-1172.

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