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Jackson Street construction continues

While construction continues on Jackson Street, the City of Ketchikan recommends that pedestrians use Seventh and Fifth avenues when walking between Ketchikan High School, Holy Name Elementary, and/or Houghtaling Elementary.

Construction on Jackson street will continue through September 21st.

The following link provides a map of the recommended walking routes.

http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2012-09/1414/57541/PEDESTRIAN_DETOUR_JACKSON_AND_BARANOF_WORK_ZONE_Layout_reduced.pdf

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