By: Sutton StokesAugust 30, 2021

No Parking: sections of S. Davis and 15th

On Tuesday and Thursday this week, there will be no parking on SOUTH DAVIS AVENUE from 15th Street to Robin Hood Lane (at the sharp bend just before Jennings Randolph).
Bear Contracting will be milling and paving this section of street after completing underground work as part of the sewer/stormwater separation project.
FIFTEENTH STREET will also be milled and paved this week, between South Davis and Henry Avenue. There will be no parking on this street on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Foul weather related to Hurricane Ida may force changes to this schedule. We appreciate your flexibility and patience.
Read more about the sewer/stormwater separation project here:
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