VAN BUREN (KFSM) — The city of Fort Smith will be repairing a leak in Van Buren that will affect several streets in that city after Christmas and New Year’s Day.
The Fort Smith Utility Department will be repairing a leak on the 48-inch Lee Creek transmission line Dec. 26-28 near the City Heights Elementary school. If additional time is needed, work will resume Jan. 2-4, 2019. Work is expected to be complete before classes resume on Jan. 7 at the school.
The following streets will be affected. Drivers are advised to use caution and find alternate routes if necessary.
- Arkansas Street from Sherwood Street to Mount Vista Boulevard will be closed
- Sherwood Street and Arkansas Street from Sherwood Street north will accept local traffic only
- Segar Street from Mount Vista Boulevard to Sherwood Street will be the staging area for repair equipment, trailers, trucks, etc.