SCOTTSBLUFF — Construction on phase 7 of 42nd Street, between the middle of Fifth Avenue and 250 feet east of Fifth Avenue, is scheduled to begin on July 15.

The city advises 42nd Street will be closed to all through traffic from the intersection of Fifth Ave to Sugar Factory Road, starting at 8 a.m.

The detour route around the construction area will be: Fifth Avenue to US Hwy 26 to 27th Street to Sugar Factory Road.

The intersection at Fifth Avenue will remain open to north/south traffic and to the west toward the hospital.

Access will be as follows:

Soccer Field – Access will be allowed from the entrance on Fifth Avenue or from the east via 42nd Street.

Cemetery – Access will be allowed from the entrance on Fifth Avenue or from the east via 42nd Street.

Residences on south side of 42nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Sugar Factory Road will have access from the east via 42nd Street.

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