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Starting Tuesday, May 28, contractors will be working on a major road construction project on Morris’ west side. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)

West side road project begins on Tuesday

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MORRIS – A $1.6 million road improvement project on Morris' west side is set to begin construction next Tuesday, May 28.

Construction will affect all residents living on West Ninth, 10th, and 11th Streets between Pacific Avenue and Park Avenue and residents of Idaho Avenue and Nevada Avenue between West 9th and Park Avenue.


The project includes reconstructing streets and repairing or replacing water mains, sanitary sewer lines, storm sewers, curb and gutter and sidewalks.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.