Intersection closures, water shut offs on Wednesday

Alpena residents are advised to anticipate their water needs for a few hours on Wednesday while the city conducts value replacement in several spots.

On Wednesday, the intersection of Garden Street and 5th Avenue will close to all traffic. Additionally, water will be shut off from around noon until about 5 p.m.

The following areas will be affected: Garden Street from 5th Avenue to Ontario Street and Ontario Street from Brooke Street to Garden Street.

Additionally Wednesday, the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Garden Street will close to all traffic. Water will be shut off from approximately 8 a.m. until around noon.

The following areas will be affected: 3rd Avenue. from Brooke St. to Hobbs/Bagley Street and Hobbs Drive (city side only) from 3rd Avenue to Sunset School.

When water is restored, residents are advised to refrain from drinking, doing laundry, washing dishes or food preparation until water runs clear.

When water is restored there may be a boil water notice until two consecutive bacteria samples have been approved. This will take at least two days. Residents will be notified if boiling water is required.

The closures are expected to last one day.


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