Motorists may have had to detour around Sheppard Street behind Church’s Chicken the last few days as city crews worked on the drainage ditch.
Mayor Tommy Davis says the city closed a portion of the road Tuesday out of an abundance of caution as they are replacing an old culvert there.
“There’s a large drainage ditch and culverts that go through there and we’re replacing those,” he said. “We closed the street, because when we dug down in there, there’s a 16-inch water line that goes under the street. We didn’t want to take any chances with that.”
The water line is also