Water main connection to close 9th Street on Monday

Jasper — The City of Jasper, along with its contractor, will be closing Ninth Street at Newton Street to facilitate the connection of a new water main to an existing water main on Monday, January 23, 2023. This closure will be between Main Street and Newton Street.

Traffic won’t be able to drive east on Ninth Street from the stoplight at Ninth & Newton Streets. Westbound traffic on Ninth will have to proceed either north or south on Main Street. A truck detour route will be Newton Street to Fifteenth Street to Vine Street to access industrial areas in the south Vine Street vicinity.

The City of Jasper reminds motorists to use caution and slowdown in construction zones.