71st Street project set to begin...

But it will 'be on a break' before it is finished

 

December 18, 2019

Mary Wolbach Lopert

Linemen for Xcel Energy are relocating poles in preparation for improvements to 71st Street.

If you drove south on 71st to Lookout Road the week of Dec. 8, you probably experienced some delays. Xcel is repositioning power lines in advance of the long-awaited upgrades to 71st Street. Although the project was originally slated to begin in spring 2019, the Courier reported in April that the schedule had been pushed back to early winter 2020.

As previously reported, the project is divided into two phases. However, the first phase, which runs from Lookout Road to Winchester Circle/ Gunbarrel Technical Park won't start until late spring or possibly early summer 2020.

According to Tim Sw...



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