Public notice: Closure of part of Massachusetts Avenue
LAKELAND, Florida (October 5, 2021) | Construction continues on Summit Consulting’s new, eight-story, 135,000 square foot building, located at 117 N. Massachusetts Avenue on Mirror Lake in downtown Lakeland. On Monday, October 11, general contractors will close Massachusetts Avenue between Main Street and Cedar Street, in order to make the final sewer connections for the new building, which will be completed in March 2022 and occupied in April.
This extension will connect an existing manhole at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Main Street to the building’s north connection point. The existing sewer line that will serve this building runs north and south under Massachusetts Avenue and is located at a depth of eight feet. This complicated project will take up to seven days to be fully completed. To accommodate sewer work that must be completed, the portion of Massachusetts Avenue between Main Street and Cedar Street will be closed as of Monday, October 11.e to Monday 18 Octobere. If this project is completed faster than the planned schedule, Massachusetts Avenue will be opened accordingly.
Town of Lakeland
The town of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and has grown into one of the largest communities in the interior of Florida. With a current population of over 100,000, Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a standard metropolitan statistical area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years. With tourist attractions and Gulf beaches just an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its convenient central Florida location along the I-4 corridor. The city owns and operates Lakeland Electric, Florida’s third largest utility, and it was one of the first to deliver electricity to the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.
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