The installation of a water main in downtown Rochester will close University Drive Tuesday and Wednesday where it intersects with Main Street.
Traffic on Main Street itself will remain open one lane in each direction.
The detour is as follows:
- From the west, take Walnut Boulevard south to Fourth Street and then north on Water Street to University Drive near the
- From the east, take Water Street south to Fourth Street and then north on Walnut Boulevard to University Drive.
The work is part of the Main Street Makeover, the ongoing rebuilding of Main Street through downtown. The project began last month and involves road reconstruction, water main replacement and streetscape improvements.
Main Street is expected to close completely between University Drive and Second Street beginning Tuesday, May 15. The sidewalks and downtown businesses will remain open. The total closure is expected to last about 12 weeks.
For more about the construction, visit our Main Street Makeover page on Patch.