Stephenson Street From McKinley to Park Blvd Closed Today Until Late Afternoon

Freeport, Illinois – City Engineer, Shaun Gallagher, announced that the City Water and Sewer Commission will close Stephenson Street from McKinley to Park Blvd this coming Monday, September 19, 2016, between 8 a.m. and the late afternoon.

The closure is required in order to replace three water valves that are located in the roadway. The Commission has safety and traffic concerns regarding the scheduled work, thus requiring street closure as a precautionary measure.

The closure will begin at 8:00 am and will continue through the majority of the day. Traffic will be detoured to Lincoln Blvd, the arterial street located just south of Stephenson Street.

Motorists, business traffic and public transit are advised to plan accordingly.

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