FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Randy Manns, 760-839-6290 x7031
Due to the installation of new recycled water pipes, the City of Escondido advises motorists that Fig Street between Washington Avenue & Valley Parkway will be closed during construction. The temporary full closure of the street will be in effect Friday, March 4, 2016 through Friday, March 18, 2016. Detour signs will be posted. All work to be performed between (8:00AM to 4:00PM). No through access will be allowed to either side of Fig Street via the Escondido Creek Canal bridge, including emergency vehicles.
Residents and businesses will have driveway access at all times along Fig Street between Washington Ave. & Valley Parkway by either using Washington Ave. or Valley Parkway; no through traffic across the Escondido Creek Canal bridge will be allowed.
Persons with questions or comments may contact Greg Gomez, MBI, Resident Engineer at (760) 902-7249, Mark Lewis, City of Escondido Field Engineering Inspector II, at 760-807-1121 or Wayne Papac, MBI Project Construction Manager at 619-247-7828.
The new pipes are part of the City’s Recycled Water Easterly Main Extension Project which will deliver reclaimed water to eastern Escondido.