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Traffic delays coming on Allentown's Front Street

Published On: Jan 17 2014 04:10:31 PM EST

Drivers are advised to avoid the area around Bridge and North Front streets in Allentown -- beginning Monday and continuing for about two weeks.

City officials advise the contractor for the American Parkway Bridge project will  begin utility relocation work in the vicinity of Bridge at Front Monday.

Motorists should anticipate traffic delays and take alternate routes if possible.


The work is expected to continue for about  two weeks.

No formal detour is being established. Traffic will be handled with flagging and signing.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Inc. of New Enterprise, Pennsylvania is the general contractor for the $32 million construction project.