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Posted on: July 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Road Closures – Utah Ave, Garfield St, Park Ave, Holmes & Elva

Crews will be working on four different projects calling for road closures between July 29 and August 7.


Track Utilities will be doing emergency fiber repairs on Utah Avenue this weekend. The repairs require a full closure from the Broadway and Utah Avenue intersection, south to Houston Street from Saturday, July 29 at 9:00 p.m. until Monday, July 31 at 6:00 a.m. Traffic will be detoured.

On Monday morning, one lane of Utah Avenue will open for southbound traffic. Northbound traffic will continue to be detoured using Houston Street and Houston Circle.

The project also includes asphalt repairs and repainting. Barring any unforeseen conditions, the anticipated completion time is noon on July 31. For questions, call Track Utilities at (208) 552-2630.


Effective, Tuesday, August 1, 2017, TMC Contractors will close Holmes Avenue and Elva Street where the two roads intersect. Traffic will be detoured. Crews anticipate completing this project by the end of the week. 


Crews will begin concrete and asphalt work on Garfield Street from Winston Avenue to Kelsey Avenue on Tuesday, August 1.  That section of roadway will close to through traffic until August 7. Traffic will be detoured to Halsey Street.  For questions, call the Street Division at (208) 612-8490.


East Idaho Railroad will replace the railroad crossing panels at Park Avenue, near the Idaho Falls Library. Park Avenue from the Broadway intersection to just south of the library will close on August 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For questions, call East Idaho Railroad at (866) 889-2826.

Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits.

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 Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with city staff, contact Public Information Officer, Kerry Hammon.


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