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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YONKERS CITY ENGINEERING TO COMMENCE CULVERT REPLACEMENT ON EAST FORT HILL ROAD, STARTING MONDAY,

FEBRUARY 27 YONKERS, NY February 22, 2012 -- Mayor Mike Spano, along with the City of Yonkers ineering department, announced today that construction will begin on Monday, Feb ruary 27 to replace the culvert on East Fort Hill Road, east of Central Park Ave nue. The roadway excavation work is scheduled to commence at 7:00AM, weather permitti ng. To safely and efficiently complete the replacement of the large storm pipe, East Fort Hill Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic between Central Park Avenue and Eisenhower Drive. In the meantime, local traffic will be permitted a nd access to all driveways within these limits will be maintained at all times d uring the construction. Regular traffic will be diverted during the construction 24-hours a day, detouri ng to Crisfield Street, for the remainder of the construction. Completion of the work is scheduled for the week of June 29. Water service for nearby residents and businesses should not be affected. For a ny reason water service is interrupted during this work, the loss of water will be temporary and last no longer than eight hours. Automated calls will be sent to local residents and businesses on Friday, Februa ry 24 informing them of the construction. They can contact the City of Yonkers H ELP line with any questions at 914-377-HELP (4357) or at cityhall@yonkerny.gov.

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