JACKSON CENTER — The village of Jackson Center is preparing for work around the village which will result in some streets being closed.
On Thursday, May 25, the house at 302 S. Main St. will be demolished.
On May 30-31, the Davis Street Railroad crossing will be closed so that the boring can be completed for the water main.
From June 5-9, Davis Street will be closed from Main Street (state Route 65) to Howard Street so that the water main can be installed. Once the water main is installed, the street will be patched and opened back up to traffic from the railroad tracks east to Howard Street. Tom’s Construction said they will try to maintain the streets for the residents of Davis Street to their houses.
From June 5 to Aug. 11, South Street, Linden Street (from South Street to the Safety Building (Firehouse), Davis Street from Main Street (state Route 65) east to the railroad tracks will be closed to all traffic. All traffic means no golf carts, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles etc. During this time all of the sidewalks, curb, gutter and pavement will be torn out. The school is set for demolition during this time as well.
Parking for the Library will be in a marked area behind Subway.
Residents who live around Jackson Center School will need to park behind Subway or Peoples Bank and walk to the library or to the new gym facility for practices.
As a result of the construction, the annual Large item drop off will take place in the parking lot behind the Village Office and Post Office and directly south of the Service Building on June 24 from 8 a.m. to noon.