UPDATE: Construction crews are ahead of schedule on this project. On Sunday, July 25, crews will resume chip sealing work on downtown roads, but the work does not require closing Memorial Drive as previously anticipated. Please reduce speed and watch for construction crews.
ORIGINAL POST: HK Contractors will be chip sealing, brooming, and fog coating downtown Idaho Falls over the next two Sundays. Parking restrictions will be in place and roads will be closed temporarily. The work is being done on Sundays to minimize the impact to downtown businesses.
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE | June 29, 2021
On Sunday, July 18, construction crews will be working from D Street south to Broadway and from Yellowstone Avenue west to Memorial Drive. There is no parking on these streets during the one-day construction period. There will also be periodic road closures as crews move their way through downtown.
Crews will return on Sunday, July 25 to chip seal Memorial Drive from Broadway north to the roundabout. Parking restrictions will be in place and the road will be closed during the one-day construction period.
Click HERE to learn more about the chip sealing process.
Please reduce speeds, obey posted traffic control signage and detours, and watch for construction crews throughout the work zone.
For questions or concerns about this project, contact HK Construction at (208) 523-6600.
Additional information on City of Idaho Falls construction projects can be found on the homepage of the city’s website or by clicking HERE.
Media Contact: Kerry Hammon, Public Information Officer, (208) 612-8122 or [email protected]