Life will be Sweet on Cherry Street Construction Update Work this week: • Sewer/water Highway 19 to west end. • Grading/gravel Highway 19 to west end. • Concrete paving east bound Highway 50 bypass completed. • Concrete paving west end of Cherry Street to the east. Planned for next week: • Concrete paving Cherry Street west end to east, south half. • Shoulder asphalt preparation on new concrete. • Traffic signals – Princeton Street intersection. • Limited access to driveways west of Highway 19. • Temporary widening Dakota Street to Cottage Avenue. • Dakota Street to Cottage Avenue closed for one week – traffic detoured to Duke Street. Miscellaneous: • Public project meetings are now bi-weekly. The next public and contractor meetings are Wednesday, Aug. 19 and Sept. 2 and will be held at 10 a.m. at the Vermillion Hy-Vee café. • Speed limit is 20 mph and no parking through the temporary detour. Speeding and parking violations will continue to be issued during the construction season by the Vermillion Police Department. Cars parked in no parking areas will be towed. • East bound ramp on the Highway 50 bypass closed, traffic detoured on Crawford Road to Cherry Street. • Four-way stop at Crawford Road and Cherry Street will be enforced by the Vermillion Police Department. • DO NOT add, remove or relocate barrels, barricades, signs, temporary business signs, etc. on the construction sight. If concerns arise, please contact D&G Concrete Construction or the DOT for evaluation. • Upgrades on construction progress and changes will be available on our Web site dgconcrete.com.
By David Lias For most people in Vermillion, Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson have been merely images on newsprint. The … Read Article