February 25, 2019
For Immediate Release
Phase 2 Streetscape Enhancements Underway on Waters Avenue
SAVANNAH, GA (February 25, 2019) — The City of Savannah is beginning the second phase of the Waters Avenue Streetscape project today which will incorporate new sidewalks, ADA compliant crossing locations, new greenscape enhancements, an ornamental neighborhood sign post and decorative street lighting.
Waters Avenue from Anderson Street to Henry Street will be closed to traffic while construction is ongoing. In the coming weeks, Henry Street will merge to one lane when approaching the Waters Avenue project.
After the construction of the Waters Avenue Streetscape between Anderson and Henry Street is completed, the construction will continue further north between Henry Street and Park Avenue. Henry Street will remain one lane until this section of construction is completed.
Ongoing construction is part of the second phase of the Waters Avenue streetscape beautification project. The first phase included new sidewalks, ADA compliant crossing locations, new greenscape enhancements and roadside plants from 37th Street to Anderson Street.