Sidewalk work to require lane shift on Newton

By Herald Staff

JASPER — In an effort to improve pedestrian safety and walkability, the City of Jasper has hired a contractor to construct a sidewalk on the portion of Newton Street from the State Police Post to 30th Street.

This project will necessitate the closure of the northbound lane. The center turn lane will be the northbound lane.

This work is scheduled to start on Tuesday and the lane closure will remain in place for the duration of the project. The City of Jasper reminds motorist to slow down in construction zones.

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