Clay Street to close for 10 days | Transportation
Henderson Water Utility’s Canoe Creek Project has reached a point which will necessitate the temporary closure of Clay Street, from Letcher to Atkinson. The map above shows detour routes that will be posted.
- Traffic Westbound on Clay Street (towards Downtown) will be routed one block north on Atkinson Street to Helm Street, take Helm to Letcher, Letcher to Clay, and then can continue on Clay Street.
- Traffic Eastbound on Clay Street (towards US 41 South) will be routed off Clay Street onto Letcher, Letcher to Cumnock Street, thence to Atkinson Street and back north to Clay Street.
- Traffic Southbound on Atkinson Street that wishes to travel west on Clay should use Helm Street and Letcher Street to access Clay.
At the present time, we anticipate this closure will begin on Wednesday, February 20, subject to weather early next week. The closure should last for approximately 10 working days (about 2 weeks).
Local traffic will be able to access the two blocks of Clay between Atkinson and Clay, but no thru traffic will be allowed. We ask for the public’s cooperation in heeding “Road Closed” signs and barricades.
This work is part of that being performed by Scott & Ritter of Bowling Green, KY, under a $ 3.6 million contract, which includes installing 18,800 feet of 30-inch force main from the Drury Lane wastewater plant to a new pump station at Burdette & Roosevelt Streets. This force main is part of a larger, $ 13.4 million dollar project to expand the capacity of the Canoe Creek interceptor, and transport more flow to the wastewater treatment plant on Drury Lane, thus reducing the volume and frequency of combined sewage overflow that enters the North Fork of Canoe Creek. This is the centerpiece of our long-term control plan to address our obligations to reduce combined sewer overflows under a Consent Judgment reached with the Kentucky Division of Water in 2007.