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Winchester Ave. Improvements and Streetscape project to begin Sept. 18

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Important announcement!
Work will begin on Monday, Sept. 18 on Phase A of the Winchester Ave. Improvements and Streetscape project. This will take Winchester Ave. from 13th to 18th Streets from four lanes to two, add reverse angle parking, and mini roundabouts at each intersection. 

Here’s what you need to know:

  • The two middle lanes of Winchester Ave. starting at 13th St. will be closed as contractors begin work on the median. The outside lanes going each direction will remain open. 

  • The parallel parking spots along Winchester will remain open during this phase. 
  • Phase A is projected to complete in November.
Click here to see this information briefed at this week's Ashland Board of Commission meeting (around the 22 minute mark): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4PaevbvrKA
Winchester Ave. Phase A
Once Phase A is completed in November, work will begin on Phase B. During this phase, the two middle lanes will be open for traffic in each direction, while the two outside lanes/parking will be blocked. Parking will only be unavailable in the sections of the road where the contractors are working. The end date for Phase B is TBD. Winchester Ave Phase B
Once phase B is complete, Phase C will begin. Traffic will be maintained in each direction on both sides of the median. 
Winchester Ave Phase C

These three phases are expected to be completed in Summer 2024.