Attention all drivers!  There will be a lane closure and detour downtown beginning Monday.  (Great.)A private contractor is doing work to help with drainage.  As a result, the City of Amarillo’s Traffic Engineering department will close S.W. 10th Avenue between Polk and Harrison streets.  They will have the construction completed by Friday, September 9th.

Drivers traveling west on 10th Avenue will be detoured to S.W. 8th Avenue and motorists going east on 10th Avenue will be detoured to Southwest 11th Avenue. The alley north of 10th Avenue will be closed while the digging for the piping and inlet are completed.

For more information call the City of Amarillo’s Capital Projects and Development Engineering division at (806) 378-6025.