The city of Washington will conduct a public meeting regarding the proposed utility and roadway improvements being proposed for Business 50 in Washington. The public meeting will be held on Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Building, 501 Burkhart Dr.

The limits of the improvements are along Business 50 from Southwest 11th Street to Lt. Tony Jones Drive for a total length of approximately 2.83 miles.

The proposed improvements will be constructed through a series of smaller projects that are currently under development. These projects are as follows:

East End roadway resurfacing — State Street to Lt. Tony Jones Drive

West End utility replacements — Maysville Road to Southeast Third Street

West End roadway rehabilitation — Southwest 11th Street to Southeast Third Street

Reconstruction of Business 50 from Southeast Third Street to State Street

Utility replacements from Southeast Third Street to State Street

Preliminary details of each project, including scope-of-work, schedule, potential maintenance of traffic schemes and financing will be presented during the public meeting. Upon conclusion of the presentation, project representatives will be available to answer questions and take comments.

The development of design plans are in the preliminary stages. Your attendance and participation in the public meeting will assist the design team in ensuring that all issues are addressed to the maximum extent possible.

If you are unable to attend this coordination meeting, contact VS Engineering Project Manager Nick Jahn at 821-401-0303 or Additional public meetings will be held throughout the duration of the projects.

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