Harborcreek Township Sewer Expansion Project to close East Lake Road for two weeks starting Monday

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The Harborcreek Township Sewer Authority announced traffic is to be detoured for approximately two weeks as work is set to begin on a sewer expansion project.

East Lake Road at Joliette will be closed beginning Monday, June 7th, with the anticipated duration to be two weeks, according to a news release.

The work is part of a $10 million project that will redirect the sewage flow from the southern portion of Harborcreek Township through a gravity fed system directly into the Erie Eastside Interceptor and away from the current system.

The hope is that this will eliminate the chance of overflow going to creeks and eventually in the lakes.

There will be detour signs posted. The detours are as follows:

  • Eastbound
    • East on Iroquois Avenue, Rt. 955 to Nagle
    • Nagle south to Route 20
    • Route 20 to Bayfront Connector
    • Bayfront Connector to Route 5 (East 12th Street)
    • 12th Street to Franklin Avenue
    • Franklin Avenue to East Lake Road
  • Westbound
    • South on Franklin to East 12th Street
    • East 12th Street to the Bayfront Connector
    • South on Bayfront Connector to Route 20
    • Route 20 West to Nagle Road
    • Nagle Road north to 955
    • 955 to East Lake Road

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