Portland Construction, Inc. is working under contract to the City of Oak Ridge, Public Works Department providing rehabilitation work on the City’s gravity wastewater collection system.  It will be necessary to close Marquette Road between Lafayette Drive and North Purdue Avenue during the week of September 8th to allow the contractor to lay pump hoses across the closed portion of the road. 

Access to parking at the First Baptist Church located at 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike will be maintained and Gettysburg Avenue may be used as a detour.  The work is anticipated to be completed on September 12th.  This schedule is subject to change in the event of inclement weather. 

For more for information contact Roger Flynn, P.E. Public Works Engineer at (865) 425-1816.

Media contact Candice Brogan at (865) 425-3546 or cbrogan@oakridgetn.gov.