The 100 block of Washington Street is currently open to one lane of one-way, westbound traffic as work continues on the Washington Streetscape Project. 

The project is part of the larger Downtown and Pedestrian Mall Streetscape plan. Washington Street work includes replacing aging, underground infrastructure while giving the street a fresh, updated look with new amenities like lighting, benches and planters. 

In addition to finishing up the 100 block, crews are now also working on the 200 block of Washington Street. The site work is similar to what was done in the 100 block: utility upgrades, vault repairs and pavement replacement. 

The project is expected to be completed later this fall. 

People can continue to visit their favorite businesses on Washington Street throughout construction. All businesses are open. 

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Monday, September 12, 2016

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