OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF CUMBERLAND FOR UTILITY UPGRADE
POSTED May 16, 2016
KUB and its contractor will be closing Cumberland Avenue for overnight installation of new water infrastructure on three consecutive nights, starting at 10 p.m.- Monday, May 16.
Southern Constructors Inc. crews will be installing water lines across Cumberland Avenue, closing the avenue between 17th and 19th streets from 10 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 17. The closures will repeat Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with Cumberland reopening at 6 a.m. on Thursday morning, May 19.
Westbound motorists will be detoured during the closure onto Melrose Place, then along an alley running parallel to Cumberland, then onto 19th Street before reconnecting with Cumberland Avenue. Eastbound motorists will be detoured onto 19th Street to Clinch Avenue to 17th Street before reconnecting to Cumberland Avenue.
Meanwhile, a temporary no-parking zone will be in effect on the west side of Melrose Place, between Cumberland Avenue and Lake Avenue, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18. New infrastructure is being installed to service an existing KUB customer. Two-way traffic on Melrose Place will remain in effect.