WE Energies Gas Main Work to Begin in Downtown
WE Energies will begin gas main and service line maintenance work in downtown Burlington starting on Monday July 10th. The work will at times limit access to some on street parking on Chestnut St, Pine St, and Milwaukee Ave. Some limited sidewalk closures will be necessary during the project. No road closures are anticipated, but lane shifts on Milwaukee Ave will be necessary at times during the first phase of the project. The public alley next to the Loop Commons is expected to be closed at times during the first phase of the project. An estimated project schedule, map, and impacts are listed below. As always, construction schedules are estimated and subject to change based on numerous factors that can be encountered during the work. For questions, concerns, or more project information please contact WE Energies at 414-944-5625.
- Phase 1 (yellow) of the project is expected to begin on July 10 and will require periodic lane shifts to Milwaukee Ave, closure of the public alley, and parking restrictions on the south side of W. Chestnut St. from Mill St. to Milwaukee Ave. and on the north side of Milwaukee Ave from W. Chestnut St. to the Reineman’s parking lot entrance. The sidewalk and crosswalks to the northwest corner of the intersection of W. Chestnut St. and Milwaukee St. will be closed. The work is expected to take two to three weeks to complete.
- Phase 2 (green) of the project is expected to begin on July 31 and will require parking restrictions to the angle stalls on the north side of E. Chestnut St. This work is expected to take one week to complete.
- Phase 3 (red) of the project is expected to begin on August 7 and will require parking restrictions to the west side of N. Pine St. From Milwaukee Ave. to E. Chestnut St. This work is expected to take one week to complete.