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Utility Work To Affect Several Van Buren Streets

VAN BUREN (KFSM) — The city of Fort Smith will be repairing a leak in Van Buren that will affect several streets in that city after Christmas and New Year’...
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VAN BUREN (KFSM) — The city of Fort Smith will be repairing a leak in Van Buren that will affect several streets in that city after Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The Fort Smith Utility Department will be repairing a leak on the 48-inch Lee Creek transmission line Dec. 26-28 near the City Heights Elementary school. If additional time is needed, work will resume Jan. 2-4, 2019. Work is expected to be complete before classes resume on Jan. 7 at the school.

The following streets will be affected. Drivers are advised to use caution and find alternate routes if necessary.

  • Arkansas Street from Sherwood Street to Mount Vista Boulevard will be closed
  • Sherwood Street and Arkansas Street from Sherwood Street north will accept local traffic only
  • Segar Street from Mount Vista Boulevard to Sherwood Street will be the staging area for repair equipment, trailers, trucks, etc.
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