Downtown Abilene’s Central Business District streets will undergo a major rehab and reconstruction during 2020 and 2021, a project funded through the 2015 bond package. This work will affect downtown streets spanning from Hickory to Walnut, and North 6th to (but not including) North 1st.
As of December 29th, construction begins on North 6th from Hickory to Cedar, North 4th from Hickory to Pine, and Pine Street from North 1st to North 3rd.
Construction continues at the intersection of Walnut and North 2nd Streets. Roads are open to thru-traffic with lane closures only.
Construction has been completed on Hickory Street from North 3rd to North 6th, and on North 5th between Hickory and Pine.
Streets that will be worked on
Streets currently under construction
Streets with completed construction
Area property and business owners, patrons, and citizens are encouraged to contact the CBD project construction inspector at 325.514.4902 with any questions or concerns about the project.
The City and Public Works Department would like to strongly encourage all of our downtown partners to contact them as planning gets underway for any activities or events within our downtown and Central Business District (CBD) over the next year.
Please contact Public Works Director Greg McCaffery at 325.676.6284 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as your downtown event planning has begun. He and his team look forward to coordinating traffic and venue access to insure the best experience for visitors, guests, and customers.