LONGVIEW — Beginning Monday, October 8, Green Street in Longview will be closed from the north side of the Tyler Street intersection to the south side of the Cotton Street intersection to allow for construction projects. East/west traffic on Cotton Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction. North/south traffic on Green Street will be closed between Cotton and Tyler Streets. East/west traffic on Tyler Street will be closed at the Green Street intersection. Drivers are urged to drive cautiously in these areas for the safety of construction workers. It is anticipated that this partial closure will remain in effect until May 6, 2013.
This street closure is part of the Downtown Parking Streetscape Improvements project approved by voters in the 2011 Capital Improvements bond package. This project consists of improvements to Green Street in the downtown area, including improvements to paving, storm sewer system, sidewalks, streetscape, and landscaping. The project also includes increasing vehicular clearance under the train crossing at Green Street. For additional information, contact the City of Longview Public Works Engineering Department at 903-239-5504.