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Construction On Penn Ave Starts Now

The City of Prescott and their contractor, Fann Contracting, are working on Phase 1 of the Penn Avenue/Eastwood Drive Improvements Project. Phase 1 of the project consists of water, sewer and storm drainage improvements along South Penn Avenue, from East Gurley Street to just south of the Hillcrest Drive/Eastwood Drive intersection. Additional improvements include the construction of a new Regional Stormwater Detention Basin (as shown in the map below), as well as new curb, gutter, asphalt pavement and trailhead improvements along the project corridor.

Construction of improvements within Phase 1 are scheduled to be complete in early 2023. Following the completion of work in Phase 1, crews will begin work within Phase 2. A follow-up notification will be distributed prior to construction activities commencing in Phase 2 of the project.

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Crews have finished removing and replacing sewer main along Goodwin Street, between the Penn Alley and Penn Avenue. With this work complete, crews will continue removing and replacing sewer main along Penn Avenue, from Goodwin Street to Carleton Street.

Please be aware of the following impacts:

Monday, October 3 through Thursday, October 6, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Penn Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Goodwin Street and Carleton Street. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to follow the marked signage to get to their destination. Please be aware of temporary street and lane closures, detours, reduced speeds, rough road conditions, loud noise and flagging operations throughout the work zones.


To avoid conflicts with construction equipment, and expedite completion of the project, the City asks that you avoid on-street parking while road construction is underway. Personnel will work with residents to maintain driveway access throughout the work zones.

In the event of inclement weather the work schedule may be altered or suspended without notice.


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