A detour will be in effect at 27th Crescent and 18th Street in Vernon starting at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

A detour will be in effect at 27th Crescent and 18th Street in Vernon starting at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Detour ahead for Vernon’s 18th Street

The week-long detour in the Crescent Park area will be in effect starting Monday, May 10

The City of Vernon is giving drivers the heads up that a week-long detour will be in place downtown after Mother’s Day.

Crews will be renewing a sanitary sewer main on a portion of 27th Crescent and 18th Street starting at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 10). The utility work is expected to wrap up Tuesday, May 18.

Timelines may change if emergencies arise, the city said in a press release Thursday.

Motorists should expect some delays, though the city says every effort will be made to minimize traffic disruptions.

A map of the affected area can be viewed below.

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