City closes Main Street intersection for water line installation

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Construction is ongoing along Main Street in Richardson's historic downtown area. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

Construction is ongoing along Main Street in Richardson's historic downtown area. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

The crossing at Main and Interurban streets will close to thru-traffic Dec. 5 so that crews can install a new waterline, according to information provided via the city’s Richardson Redevelopment Facebook page.

The closure will impact Central Trail, the post said. Pedestrians and cyclists will be diverted to the sidewalk at the US 75 traffic light so that they can safely use the crosswalk.


Construction of the water line is part of the Main Street redevelopment project. Roadway changes kicked off Oct. 1 and are expected to last through the end of next year, according to the city.

According to the city, lane reductions along Main in mid-December will drastically impact traffic, so motorists should seek alternate routes when possible.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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