Pipe work on East Caracas Street between North Central Avenue and I-275 was completed Nov. 3, and crews began backfilling the trenches and cleaning up the worksite today. Crews will begin laying and compacting road base next week, after which they will install new curb.
Nelson Construction plans to pave East Caracas Street, East Ellicott Street, East Louisiana Avenue, and the east side (northbound lane) of North Central Avenue beginning in December. Crews will begin restoring the rights of way on these streets once the first layer of asphalt has been laid.
Pipe installation on North Taliaferro Avenue and East Caracas Street east of I-275 originally scheduled for Oct. 17 will begin Monday, Nov. 7.