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Intersection of 24th Street and Chester Avenue to be Closed

Detour planned for Saturday intersection closure

The contractor for the 24th Street Improvement Project will need to close westbound 24th Street at the Chester Avenue intersection between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto northbound Chester Avenue during the closure. The detour route will follow Chester Avenue to 28th Street, continue west to H Street, then south to 24th Street.

Northbound Chester Avenue will also be closed through the intersection during these hours. Motorists will need to use H Street or L Street to cross the corridor while work is underway. Southbound Chester Avenue traffic will be able to turn right onto westbound 24th Street or continue south through the intersection.

No impacts are anticipated for eastbound traffic on 23rd Street.

The closure is needed to remove old trolley tracks from the roadway.

Construction work may be postponed and rescheduled without notice due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Please slow down and watch for construction workers and equipment while driving through the work zone. The Thomas Roads Improvement Program apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause the traveling public.