Oakview Road to close as part of Oakhurst Streetscape Improvements

Posted by Dena Mellick June 17, 2015

Oakview Road Closure Oakhurst

The city of Decatur is warning of a street closure next week as part of the Oakhurst Streetscape Improvements project.

Construction is planned on Oakview Road, south of East Lake Drive Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26.

The city reports, “the street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic and a detour route will be signed to aid motorists in bypassing the construction zone.” However, pedestrians will be able to access businesses along Oakview.

Crews started working to expand Harmony Park earlier this month as part of the Oakhurst Streetscape project.

Here’s the full announcement from the city about next week’s road work:

As part of the Oakhurst Streetscape Improvements, roadway construction activities are scheduled for the period from Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26, weather permitting.Work will be performed on Oakview Road immediately south of the East Lake Drive intersection to completely remove and replace the existing roadway to improve storm drainage and permit the construction of new curbs and sidewalks. The street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic and a detour route will be signed to aid motorists in bypassing the construction zone.Pedestrian access will be maintained to all businesses during this work.The City’s contractor, CMES, Inc., will be performing all of the required work to remove and replace approximately 90 linear feet of Oakview Road south of East Lake Drive and will post signs on the street to advertise the street closure and the route for traffic detouring. Please contact Jennings Bell at 678-553-6529 if you have questions regarding this project.

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  • Emily Weil

    What if you live on that part of Oakview? Can you not drive to your own house?

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