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North Mechanic Street will remain closed for another week

October 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Although three weeks of work on the sewer lines beneath North Mechanic Street is set to wrap up today- the road will remain closed for another week as the city begins asphalt repairs. City officials announced in mid-September that work would begin Sept. 19 to replace a collapsed sewer main on a stretch of North Mechanic Street from Eutaw Place to Queen City Drive, with repairs expected to take four days. However, workers from Carl Belt Inc. found more problems once the work began and that extended the project. The work has blocked access to a stretch of Mechanic Street, sending motorists on detour routes and those will continue through next week. Street Supervisor Jason Deal tells WCBC News that the asphalt work is expected to wrap next Friday…