Maintenance Work At Hwy 55/Winnetka Ave Causes Lane Closures, Detours

CenterPoint Energy is inspecting the gas line that runs north-south through the intersection of Hwy 55 and Winnetka Ave, causing lane closures and turning restrictions for both roadways throughout the project. Stage 2 of the project started Oct 8. The project will be completed in three stages and is expected to take four to six weeks, depending on repairs needed.

 Stage 2 Lane Closures and Detours

Lane Closure: The turn lanes from eastbound Hwy 55 to northbound Winnetka
Detour: Continue eastbound on Hwy 55 to northbound Rhode Island Ave, then take westbound Golden Valley Rd to northbound Winnetka Ave.

Lane Closure: The turn lanes from westbound Hwy 55 to southbound Winnetka Ave
Detour: Continue westbound on Hwy 55 to the Hwy 169 interchange and use the loops to access eastbound Hwy 55 and then southbound Winnetka Ave.

Lane Closure: Turn lane from northbound Winnetka Ave to westbound Hwy 55
Detour: Continue northbound on Winnetka Ave to westbound Golden Valley Rd, then take southbound Wisconsin Ave to westbound Hwy 55.

Lane Closure: Turn lane from southbound Winnetka Ave to eastbound Hwy 55
Detour: Take eastbound Golden Valley Rd to southbound Rhode Island Ave to eastbound Hwy 55.

CenterPoint Energy is inspecting the gas line for corrosion and any other issues. If needed, repairs will also be completed. Delays related to traffic accommodations or the condition of the gas line may extend the project beyond the estimated timeline.

Thank you for your patience during construction. Please remember to buckle up and drive safely.

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