Beginning next week, two construction projects will take place in Lubbock;

1. On Monday (Mar 19), the City of Lubbock will begin construction on a water tap on Quaker Avenue, east of 6th Street. Work will take place on a water line along the north side of 6th Street, west of Quaker Avenue. Lane closures will be expected along 6th Street and Quaker Avenue and along Quaker, south of 4th Street. Work is expected to be completed by the end of March.

2. Beginning next week, construction along US 87 continues onto the southbound lanes. Motorists traveling southbound US 87 should expect traffic changes as work to improve the roadway will take place. Work will be on US 87 from 82nd Street to FM 1585. Work is scheduled to be completed in mid-May.