FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2005
Portion of North Congress Avenue closing June 22
North Congress Avenue will be closed from Northwest 82nd Street to Northwest 79th Street beginning June 22 at 8:30 a.m.
The roadway is being closed so it can be widened, and to reduce the grade of a hill. It is anticipated that the roadway will reopen in mid-August.
The detour for southbound traffic is Northwest 82nd Street, North Stoddard Avenue and Northwest 79th Street. The detour for northbound traffic is Northwest 79th Street, North Stoddard Avenue, Northwest 83rd Street, Northwest Prairie View Road and Northwest Barry Road.