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Major construction work on Pacific Ave. in Va. Beach begins Monday

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Posted at 8:20 PM, Sep 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-28 20:20:43-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Monday, crews will begin work on a major infrastructure project on Pacific Ave. at the Oceanfront.

The project will be focused on decluttering Pacific Ave. between 17th and 22nd Streets.

Crews will be removing power poles and utility lines on the east side of the street and burying them on the west side.  Water and sewer lines will also be replaced.

Sidewalk and streetscape improvements are planned for the strip as well.

According to project manager Michael Tippin, construction will take place in the off-season, possibly lasting until April 30.  The work will take place over three seasons.

Cost of the construction is $8.9 million.

While the work is taking place, Atlantic Ave. and Arctic Ave. can be used as detours.