Lubbock Power and Light will begin the new phase of a utility construction project on Thursday (Jan. 3) at the Chalker Substation in South Lubbock. Contractors are upgrading transmission line facilities in the area.

Due to the work, a portion of 82nd Street will be reduced to one lane. The eastbound lanes on 82nd from Utica Avenue to Orlando Avenue will be reduced to one lane.

Utility work will take place beginning on Thursday and continue through January 31.