Virginia Street Project – 7/26 Weekly Update

Paving Operations Begin Next Week

Next week will mark the project’s first big milestone in transforming Virginia Street as paving operations begin on Virginia Street, St Lawrence Avenue and Tahoe Street. Below is the paving schedule. Paving operations are weather permitting and subject to change.

Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1: Virginia Street from Plumb Lane to Mt. Rose Street. During this time, expect closures at Wells Avenue, Regency Way and Holcomb Avenue. Access will be restored as soon as possible.
Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3: St. Lawrence Avenue from Virginia Street to Forest Street and all of Tahoe Street. Expect closures and limited access during this time. Access will be restored as soon as possible.
There is currently construction on the following side streets: St. Lawrence Ave., Tahoe St., E. Taylor St., Moran St., and Martin St. Construction on Arroyo Street is planned to begin on July 29.

Businesses in Midtown continue to need your support during construction.
Thank you for your patience during construction!

Watch RTC’s NEW Midtown video HERE.


Project Team Gives Cheney Street Business Owners Upcoming Closure Tour On Wednesday, July 24 project members from RTC and SNC met with Cheney Street business owners for a field tour of Moran Street under construction. The purpose of the tour was to discuss the upcoming Cheney Street closure and provide business owners an opportunity to see what the closure will look like, experience the boardwalks and ask questions regarding construction operations and schedule.

From left to right: Emma Crossman, SNC Project Manager, and Michael Moreno, RTC Public Affairs Manager, discuss Cheney Street closure details with business owners.

Project Team Participates in Sports West Beach Party Marketplace

We continue to support Midtown businesses with their special events. The project outreach team participated in the Sports West Beach Party Marketplace on Friday, July 19, hosting a table to provide attendees information about the project and answer questions. We have asked businesses to let us know about their events and how we can support their efforts.