UPDATE: Rain dampens repairs on major Vernon road

27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues scheduled for storm repair

City of Vernon crews are conducting storm main repairs on 27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues Friday, June 3. Traffic in both directions will be single-lane only for the day. (City of Vernon photo)

City of Vernon crews are conducting storm main repairs on 27th Street between 37th and 38th Avenues Friday, June 3. Traffic in both directions will be single-lane only for the day. (City of Vernon photo)

UPDATE June 2:

Heavy rain in the forecast has delayed planned work on 27th Street.

Storm main repairs planned for Friday, June 3 have been delayed to Monday, June 6 or until appropriate weather conditions are available.

“The city appreciates everyone’s patience and understanding as a variety of road and utility projects are being completed across the community,” the city of Vernon said.

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ORIGINAL June 1:

Motorists travelling along Vernon’s 27th Street this week may experience slight traffic delays as crews repair a storm main.

Starting as early as 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3, crews will be working on 27th Street between 37th and 38th avenues. Traffic will be reduced to single-lane in both directions during construction.

The work is anticipated to be completed by 4:30 p.m. that same day. Please note, the timeline may change if emergencies arise.

“Some delays should be expected for motorists in the area; however, every effort will be made to minimize disruptions,” the city said.

“Please remember to watch for construction workers, slow down in work zones, and follow all traffic control measures.”

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