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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Downtown Streetscape Improvements to Begin in January

The City of Jesup is preparing to begin a new phase of streetscape improvements. This phase of improvements will include new sidewalks, landscaping, street lamps, benches, and trash receptacles. The streets included in the project are: portions of West Cherry Street (from Macon St. to First Street), West Walnut Street (from Macon St. to First Street), and West Plum Street (from SE Broad St. to First St.) 

The project schedule states that construction is expected to begin on West Walnut Street approximately Jan. 14th and be completed approximately April 11th. 

West Cherry Street construction will begin approximately March 31st and will be completed approximately July 8th. 

West Plum Street construction will begin approximately July 17th and will be completed approximately September 6th. 

This schedule is subject to change. 

These improvements will continue the beautification of our downtown area and increase walkability, This investment will improve the experience of visiting our historic downtown and attract more tourists traveling on S. First Street/Highway 84.

There will be periods of time where any of the streets listed above could be closed. The city asks for your patience throughout the construction process. 

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