AUBURN, Ala. - The City of Auburn received notice today from Alabama Power Company that the portion of Donahue Drive between Bragg Avenue and Mission Drive will be closed on Tuesday, April 15 beginning at 9 a.m. while Alabama Power Company crews relocate power poles and transmission lines. Company officials have agreed to begin work after the morning rush in an effort to assist with traffic during the morning commute. The road is expected to re-open Wednesday afternoon by 5 p.m.
This work is associated with the Alabama Highway 14 realignment, which includes widening Donahue Drive from Glenn Avenue to Bragg Avenue and re-routing Martin Luther King Jr Drive to align with Bragg Avenue. Improvements will also be made at the intersection of Glenn Avenue and Donahue Drive to add protected left turn movements.
Citizens are encouraged to visit the City of Auburn's website at www.auburnalabama.org to view the latest news on street closings so they may adjust their routes accordingly.
For more information, please contact the City of Auburn Public Works Department at 334-501-3000.