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Posted on: August 23, 2023

20th Street Reconstruction Project Update - Road Closure

Artesia Infrastructure Update image with dark turquoise overlayed on top of image showing pipe work

On or about September 5th, 20th St. will be closed to traffic in both directions from W. Main St. to W. Grand Ave. for the final segment of the 20th St. Reconstruction Project. Crews will be working on the new street pavement section. It is anticipated that the road closure will take no longer than 30 days (weather permitting). During this time, Pizza Hut can be accessed from W. Main St. or W. Quay Ave., Superior Car Wash can be accessed from W. Quay Ave. and access to Fenn’s Country Market will be from the existing drive on W. Main St. for both east and westbound traffic.

The diagram below shows the project location and general detour routes (shaded). Routes are designated with traffic control and detour signs. Please exercise caution when driving through the detour route and in the vicinity of the project. Thank you.

Owner: City of Artesia
Contractor: J&H Services, Inc.
Engineer: Smith Engineering

For more information please contact:

Jana Lessard – J&H Services, Inc. (575) 626-5485
Tod Carroll – Smith Engineering (575) 626-6013 or
Scott Hicks – Smith Engineering (575) 626-5042

Image showing 20th Street Reconstruction Detour Route beginning September 5, 2023

You can find a PDF version of this newsflash here.

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