Boynton closing parts of key road for urgent sewer-line repairs

Drivers make U-turns on Boynton Beach Boulevard after discovering Lawrence Road is closed closed north and south. That area of Lawrence Road will be closed until Aug. 1.

BOYNTON Beach front — An investigation into a slight dip in the road on Boynton Beach Boulevard revealed two compromised, collapsing pipes that could have induced key sewage spills, town officers stated.

The end result is a partial shutdown of a significant east-west thoroughfare for at minimum a several months that has been a main inconvenience to Boynton Seashore drivers and enterprises.

Emergency alternative and restore of the sewer pipes, found 20 ft underground, brought on intensive street closures Monday.

Boynton Beach front Boulevard west of Lawrence Highway will stay shut as a result of July 3, whilst Lawrence Road north and south of Boynton Seaside Boulevard is not envisioned to reopen till Aug. 1. Contractors Johnson-Davis Inc. begun building this week.

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Work on Boynton Beach Boulevard west of Lawrence Road will continue until July 3, while work on Lawrence Road north and south of Boynton Beach Boulevard will continue until Aug. 1.

“We’re glad that we caught it in advance of it turned a larger dilemma or there was any breakage in the pipe or any sewer spills,” Boynton Beach Utilities Director Poonam Kalkat reported.

Boynton Seaside resident Barbara Markhoff Mirisola lives in Limetree Condominium Affiliation, just west of Lawrence Street on Boynton Seaside Boulevard. When she left for do the job Monday morning, she was fulfilled by oncoming visitors that included a chunk of time to her commute to Delray Beach.