Temporary Closure of Sections of Jefferson and 14th Streets for Paducah Water Project


Release Date:    August 26, 2016

Subject: Temporary Closure of Jefferson Street

GENERAL PROJECT INFORMATION - Construction of a new 24” ductile iron watermain from Kentucky Avenue to the existing treatment plant on 8th Street began on Monday August 15, 2016 and is expected to continue through Spring 2017.  This project will enhance the capacity and reliability of PW’s entire distribution system.  Existing traffic patterns will be affected during excavation and restoration of the roadway along the alignment.



Who:  Contractor for Paducah Water

What:  Both lanes of Jefferson and a section of 14th will be temporarily closed to all through traffic.  Accommodations will be made for home owners and/or businesses located within the closed segment. 

When:  From 7 am Monday August 29, 2016 until 9 am Tuesday August 30, 2016 

Where:  Work will be performed at the intersection of 14th and Jefferson.  (See attached location map).  Jefferson will be closed from North 13th to North 16th, and 14th will be closed from Monroe to Broadway

Why:  Construction of 24” watermain across Jefferson Street

If there is a question or comment, contact Engineering Manager Jason Petersen at 270-564-1920 or email at jpetersen@pwwky.com.