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Water Main Repair – Beechwood Avenue

Update: Due to the weather, the road closure and water main repair work on Beechwood Avenue scheduled for Tuesday, January 23rd has been moved to Thursday, January 25th.

The following street will be closed to through traffic, allowing limited, immediate local access only, Thursday, January 25, 2018, for water main repairs:

  • Beechwood Avenue – between Santa Anna Drive in the City of Poughkeepsie and Marcinelli Court in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

Drivers are to expect delays and/ or are encouraged to seek alternate routes. Drivers attempting to access the City of Poughkeepsie local streets from Route 9 should use Sharon Drive until work is completed.

The City of Poughkeepsie Department of Public Works, in conjunction with Sun Up Enterprises Inc., will be repairing a water main on Beechwood Avenue.  Residents in this area may experience a temporary disruption in their water service and/ or low water pressure.  Once the repairs are made and the water is restored to a permanent capacity, residents are instructed to run their water until clear (if cloudy or discolored).

Work zones and flaggers will be in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Affected Properties

Currently a total of five (5) properties are connected via temporary water service on Beechwood Avenue in the City of Poughkeepsie, which are the properties to be mainly affected by this work. Due to this portion of water main losing pressure and the use of temporary water service, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice has been issued to those affected properties.  The notice has been hand delivered the evening of Sunday, January 21, 2018.  This notice is expected to last until January 25, 2018.  Those properties will be informed when tests show that there is no longer a need to boil their water.  The suspension of that notice will also be delivered in the same manner as the original notification.