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Road Construction/Closings

Posted on: April 21, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Construction of Water Main from Torun to Somerset

The construction of water main on STH 66 from Torun Road to the proposed new City water
supply facility is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 2, 2011.

The construction of water main on STH 66 from Torun Road to the proposed new City water
supply facility is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 2, 2011. This project involves installing
water main, replacement of driveway culverts and restoration in the ditch on the south side of the
roadway. The contractor intends to begin work near Torun Road and head northeast along
STH 66. Note that there will not be any properties connected to this City water transmission line.


STH 66 is scheduled to remain open during construction with a lane shift and shoulder closures
during work hours of 7 AM to 6 PM weekdays. Contractor will be performing the work to
minimize impacts to your driveway during construction activities adjacent to your property and
restore it upon completion. Property owners will be notified at least one day prior to the work in
front of their properties, and access to your driveway will be maintained as much as practicable.


If residents in the area have any roof or sump drains which are day lighting into the STH 66 ditch area, please notify the contractor for proper marking and protection during construction.

The City of Stevens Point Water/Wastewater and Public Works Directors to remind everyone of the safety hazards around a construction project. Driving at a reduced speed while near the site will make it safer for everyone concerned. Also, a highway project makes a very dangerous but attractive playground for children. Please warn them of the dangers and please keep them clear of the construction area.

Please direct construction questions to the Stevens Point Water and Wastewater Department at
(715) 345-5260 or Public Works Department at (715) 346-1561, or you may email questions or
comments to gkuplic@stevenspoint.com . Our department hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday.

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