Get Ready For Detours

The City Of Killeen's Department of Public Works put out a press release informing the city that for the next 10 days a number of roads will be closed.

To prevent roads from being closed all at once, crews will reportedly close one after the other in order starting Monday.

The city appreciates your cooperation and apologizes in advance for any inconvenience as a result.

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In the press release, the city informed the public the closures are due to "slurry seal services", to repave and fill in cracks and other street issues with asphalt.

 

Please Take Note These Roads Will Be Closed For The Next 10 Days Starting Monday

-East Harrison Avenue from North College Street to 2nd Street
-West Anderson Avenue from North College to 2nd Street
-Dean Avenue from North College to 2nd Street
-Dunn Avenue from North College to 2nd Street
-Young Avenue from North College to 2nd Street
-Sprott Avenue from Root to 10th Street
-Green Avenue from North College to 2nd Street
Green Avenue from 4th Street to10th Street
-Austin Avenue from North College to 8th Street
-Hoover Avenue from North College to 8th Street
-Avenue D from North College to 2nd Street
-Avenue A from Root Avenue to10th Street
-Church Avenue from Root Avenue to 10th Street
-Avenue B from Root Avenue to10th Street
-4th Street from railroad crossing to Rancier
-8th Street from railroad crossing to Rancier
-Avenue C from Root Avenue to10th Street
-North Park Street from Avenue C to end of street
-North Gray Street from railroad crossing to Rancier
-2nd Street from railroad crossing to Rancier

According to the press release:

Work will be from 7a.m. to 7p.m. and will result in various lane closures. The contractor will have traffic detoured around the work sites. Motorists should anticipate delays and are asked to use caution and obey traffic control devices.

If you need more information call the City of Killeen Transportation office at (254) 616-3153 or email nwaddington@killeentexas.gov.

 

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I've watched the local news for a long time just to get in tune with current events weather etc.
Once a week there used to be a food critic who had a feature on the news, and he would visit different restaurants in the city and taste their food on camera.

Tamika, one of our account executives here at the station, saw the same types of food reviews on the news and suggested it would be a good idea that I do the same thing with businesses and restaurants here in Killeen.
 
And here we are today!
 
So far, I've visited 5 Killeen restaurants and one out in Temple with 6 different vibes and food choices.