Downtown construction now centered on Ramsey, Second
Construction in downtown Hastings has shifted to the intersection of Ramsey and Second streets.
Work at Second and Sibley streets is substantially finished and the intersection is fully open to vehicle traffic.
Crews began tearing up old concrete at Ramsey and Second streets on June 9; however, a strip of concrete was left over the weekend to accommodate pedestrian and show car traffic during Saturday's Cruise In Car Show. That strip has since been removed.
The light poles on the south side of Second Street between Sibley and Ramsey have been removed for refurbishing.
This week, according to the city's construction update, work will include pavement and sidewalk removal at Second and Ramsey, as well as underground utility work. Plans also include starting at least one set of masonry columns for the decorative archways leading into Levee Park, and more light poles will be temporarily removed along portions of Second Street and possibly Tyler Street.
On-street parking remains available throughout most of downtown and all public parking lots are still accessible. Access to Levee Park is now available only via Sibley Street.
Detours have shifted and signs have been updated throughout the downtown to reflect the new routes.