Avoid street work and bypass delays

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the five streets targeted for street work weekdays between Thursday and Wednesday, July 11-17. Chip seal work is planned on Leftwich St.

south of Rutherford St. as well as on Andrew, Dunlap and Grady streets. Milling to the base rock and repacking of Turner St., between Leftwich and Miller streets is set. For more information, see the July 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.