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Road closures start Monday for Highland Canal Storm Drain project

Reno NevadaReno, Nevada (August 18, 2017) — The City of Reno is asking residents for their patience during an upcoming road construction project to complete utility work on the Highland Canal Storm Drain Project.

Mesa Park Road/Mae Anne Avenue will be closed to through traffic from West Fourth Street to Leroy Street starting Monday, August 21, 2017 (Mesa Park Road becomes Mae Anne Avenue). Detour routes will be provided, and access to properties will be maintained.

The road closure is expected to last through Friday, August 25, 2017. The closure will be required for the safety of all during utility relocation work, which is needed for the new storm drain pipe construction for the Highland Canal Storm Drain Project.

For the latest road closure information during the project, visit Reno.Gov/RoadClosures.

About the Highland Canal Storm Drain Project:

The City of Reno, Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Washoe County are partnering on a project designed to capture and convey stormwater in a constructed collection system to reduce sources of stormwater pollution into the Highland Canal.

The canal flows to the Chalk Bluff Water Treatment Facility, which treats and distributes water to the region. This project will involve underground trenching, which includes the placement of approximately 3,600 feet of new storm drain pipe.

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About the City of Reno

The City of Reno government’s mission is dedicated to creating a community that people are proud to call home. In order to achieve that purpose, the Reno City Council has established five key priorities: Thriving Downtown and University District, Vibrant Neighborhoods and Public Places, Well-Managed Growth, Strong Financial Condition, and Efficient and Dependable Business Environment. To learn more about the City of Reno, visit Reno.gov or call 775-334-INFO (4636).

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