Marion County roads to temporarily close for repairs
Marion County drivers will experience temporary lane closures in Marion County Feb. 18 to April 19 as several roads undergo repairs.
Southeast Fifth Street will be closed between Southeast 58th Avenue and Southeast Fourth Place.
Southeast 17th Street will be closed between Southeast 58th Avenue and Southeast 52nd Court.
Southwest Tiger Lake Boulevard West will be closed from Southwest Shorewood Drive to the dead end west of Southwest South Water Court.
The Marion Board of County Commissioners are encouraging travelers to use alternate routes during closures, which will be on weekdays during daylight hours.
Art Walker Construction crews will place signs and barricades to signal motorists. Traffic will be maintained through work zones at all times.
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