Home Web information Public Notice: A portion of Lake Hollingsworth Parkway will be closed between Nevada Road and Crystal Lake Parkway for the watermain replacement project

Public Notice: A portion of Lake Hollingsworth Parkway will be closed between Nevada Road and Crystal Lake Parkway for the watermain replacement project

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LAKELAND, Florida (October 18, 2022) | From Monday 24 Octobere, the City of Lakeland Water Department will replace an older, problematic asbestos water main with PVC pipe along the east side of Lake Hollingsworth Drive between Collins Lane and Crystal Lake Drive. The project is in the current budget cycle at a cost of $175,000 and will take approximately six weeks to complete.

Bill Anderson, Director of Water Services, said, “The aging infrastructure has reached its end of life and the new PVC piping will provide more reliable service to customers in the affected area. This is a busy area, and we certainly apologize for any inconvenience caused by road closures along Lake Hollingsworth Drive, but it is necessary to complete the project.

Both lanes of Lake Hollingsworth Drive will be closed to traffic between Nevada Road and Crystal Lake Drive. The Hollingsworth Lake Multi-Use Trail will not be affected by the construction project. Where possible, the southbound lane and bike path will be open based on construction conditions. Residents of the affected area will have clean, potable water and should not notice any difference in their water quality during the water main replacement project.

Detours will be in effect and signage will be posted on Lake Hollingsworth Drive to notify motorists and pedestrians of the road closure. A map showing the detours and location of the project is attached.


Contact

Kevin Cook
Communications Director
Town of Lakeland
863.834.6264
[email protected]


About Lakeland

The city of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and became one of the largest inland communities in 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’s drive 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 was one of the first to bring electricity to the Sunshine State more than 115 years ago.

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