Jackson crews to close southbound lanes of Bailey Ave. for construction

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You might want to avoid certain parts of Bailey Avenue the next few days. Jackson crews are working to replace the sidewalk, curb, and gutters. 

The southbound lanes between Woodrow Wilson and Glendale Street will be closed during the day. The northbound lane will remain open during construction. This construction is expected to last at least a week depending on the weather.


Jackson leaders said both southbound lanes of Bailey Avenue between Woodrow Wilson Avenue and Bailey Ave. Ext/Glendale St. will be closed during daytime hours staring Monday, November 5th.

According to officials, crews will be out for sidewalk, curb and gutter replacement work. One southbound lane of Bailey Ave. will be opened for traffic at night.

Leaders said drivers will be detoured one block east to Bailey Avenue Ext. The northbound lane of Bailey Ave. will remain open during construction.

Officials said the daytime closures will last about a week, weather permitting.

The construction is part of a street resurfacing contract funded through the municipal sales tax program.

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