DeKalb County plans to install new sewer line on East Howard and Barry Street

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 16, 2017

The city of Decatur says a “crumbling terracotta sanitary sewer line” was revealed during recent stormwater work.

That means the county will be installing a new sewer line on East Howard Avenue and Barry Street.

“Work by the county begins [Jan. 13] and will run concurrently with our stormwater project,” a press release from the city says. “It is expected to take 4-6 weeks.”

The city says Barry Street south of Pate Street will be open to two-way traffic for residents only during construction and the connection to East Howard will be closed temporarily.

The city also provided this detour map:


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