The City of Oak Ridge gravity wastewater collection system will be under construction during the week of December 9th. Georgia Avenue and Delaware Avenue will be closed for the duration of the work. Hurst Excavating will be working under contract with the City of Oak Ridge to complete rehabilitation work.  

Georgia Avenue between Tennessee Avenue and Outer Drive will be closed on Tuesday, December 10th, to thru traffic to allow the contractor to replace an existing sanitary sewer main line located at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Gorgus Lane.  The closure is expected to take two days.  Local traffic may access residences in the area.  Kentucky Avenue to the east of Georgia Avenue or Florida Avenue located to the east may be used as detours.

Delaware Avenue will be closed on Tuesday, December 10th, for approximately 8 hours.  A gravity sewer line will be repaired located on Delaware Avenue at its intersection with Dixie Lane.  Local traffic may access their residences; however, California Avenue is recommended as a detour for thru traffic. The schedule is subject to change in the event of inclement weather. 

Questions or comments can be directed to the City of Oak Ridge, Public Works Department at (865) 425-1875.

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