Partial closure of Main Street in Richardson set for Feb. 8-9

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Part of Main Street will be completely closed to traffic this weekend as crews construct a storm sewer crossing. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

Part of Main Street will be completely closed to traffic this weekend as crews construct a storm sewer crossing. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

Part of Main Street in Richardson will be completely closed to traffic this weekend as crews construct a storm sewer crossing, according to the city.

The closure will stretch between Interurban and McKinney streets and will be in place from Feb. 8-9. The city is encouraging motorists to avoid the area.


A new city partnership with mobile app Waze app allows drivers to get up-to-date information about traffic conditions in the Main area. Citizens are encouraged to download the app for traffic updates and to help plan alternate routes.

Construction of the storm sewer crossing is part of the Main redevelopment project. Roadway changes began in 2019 and are expected to last through the end of this year, according to the city. To learn more about the project, visit this page.

Citizens with questions or concerns about the Main project can call 972-744-4280.
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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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