Portion of Beckham temporarily closed Tuesday morning

Portion of Beckham temporarily closed Tuesday morning
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 6:56am

Beckham Avenue, just south of Houston Street, will be closed Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. for approximately 30 minutes.

The closure will allow workers to off-load heavy machinery required to fix a large sinkhole behind Subway restaurant. The road will be re-opened immediately after the equipment is unloaded and then closed again for another 30 minutes later in the afternoon to re-load the equipment.

Morning and afternoon rush-hour traffic, bus stops and bus routes should not be affected by the closures. Operations will return to normal Tuesday evening.

Although there will be thru traffic most of the day, delays are expected and drivers are urged to use extreme caution while workers are present. Drivers utilizing these roads are encouraged to temporarily use alternate routes.

These closures will not affect City services such as emergency responses from the Police and Fire Departments.

Information from the City of Tyler

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