Monday, crews are scheduled to begin the process of replacing the water main lines on Zener Street and Hilliard Street.
The project is anticipated to last eight weeks. Crews will work along Zener Street from Hawthorne Road to Hilliard Street and then begin on Hilliard Street from Jensen Street to U.S. Highway 30.
Crews will work between the hours of 7 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. During the project, access to the construction area will be restricted and sections of the street will be completely closed while workers are digging. However, every effort will be made to provide local access to the area when possible. Parking will also be restricted in the construction zone and residents are asked to park all vehicles away from the area during the day. At the close of each day, access will be restored to all properties.
The work may cause short-term disruptions to water service. Individuals in and around the construction zone are encouraged to keep a supply of drinking water available.
Officials ask parents and guardians to warn children about the safety hazard and to have them stay a safe distance from the construction area.
Residents who have questions about this or any Water Department projects can contact department staff at 208-234-6182.
For more information on the City of Pocatello Water Department, visit pocatello.us/water.