Meeting held on Lander street project

Apr 9, 2017 From staff and wire reports

A public information sharing meeting to discuss the 2018 Jefferson Street highway improvement project will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lander City Hall.

Residents and Lander citizens are encouraged to attend the public meeting and refreshments will be served. This project is located within the city limits of Lander. Two routes are scheduled to be improved - Jefferson Street from its intersection with North 8theast to North 6th; and East Main Street.The scope of work includes some limited reconstruction of these streets within the project limits. Reconstruction of Jefferson Street includes new pavement surfacing, curb and gutter, and sidewalk.

Work on East Main Street is tentatively planned to install sidewalk for about 1,600 feet along the east side of the highway from Mount Hope Drive south to the entrance to Blue Ridge apartments. Curb and gutter will be extended for approximately 350 feet along the east side of the roadway. Drop inlets will be added where needed along the new curb and gutter.

Work on Jeffferson Street is tentatively planned to include grading, placing crushed gravel base, asphalt paving, sidewalk, curb and gutter, and other work. Work on Jefferson Street will begin at North 8thand extend to North 6th. Four named streets exist within Jefferson Street which include: North 6thStreet, Riverview Drive, Northside Drive, and North 8thStreet.