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Temporary Road Closure on Jackson Street

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - If you typically use Jackson Street on your commute, you may want to find a new route.

Jackson Street is going to be temporarily closed from August 25th to October 3rd. The road will be closed from eight in the morning to three in the afternoon.

The city of Monroe Engineering Department and Sewer Division will be inspecting sewer lines and water valves.

Jackson Street northbound will be closed from Vernon Street to Hippolyte Avenue. Jackson Street southbound will be closed from Hippolyte Avenue to Vernon Street.

Monroe City Chief Engineer Kim Golden says crews will use cameras to determine the condition of the lines.

"We're going underground with a TV looking at the sewer mains to see if there are any cave ins and any pits that are pulling apart, to see if there are issues under there that we need to dig the sewer main up and fix it before we build a brand new road on top of it," says Kim Golden.

Jackson Street will be open in the afternoons and on weekends. Below you will find a list of the detour routes.

Detour Routes:

Southbound -
Lee Ave to Forest
Forest to S. Grand
S. Grand to 165 Business South

Northbound -
South Grand at Richwood Rd #1 to Forest Ave to Jackson Street (165 Bus).

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