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Valdosta’s Drexel Park playground closed for sewer repairs

The work on the sewer system at Drexel Park is expected to take at least four weeks to complete.
The work on the sewer system at Drexel Park is expected to take at least four weeks to complete.(City of Valdosta)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 9:28 AM EDT
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VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Contractors working for the City of Valdosta Utilities Department are making emergency repairs to the sanitary sewer main located at Drexel Park, 1400 North Patterson St.

The city said this project will require the playground in the park to be closed. The work will also require the sidewalk on the east side of North Patterson Street to be closed between Brookwood Drive and 1409 North Patterson St.

The work is expected to take at least four weeks to complete. Signage will be in place to alert pedestrians as well as motorists approaching the area.

The city said everyone is urged to adhere to these warnings signs and drive with caution.

During constriction, the city said visitors and residents are encouraged to visit one of more than 40 other parks and facilities in Valdosta and Lowndes County.

For a complete list of parks and facilities, you can visit VLPRA’s website HERE. For more information about the project, call the City of Valdosta Utilities Department at (229) 259-3592.

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