Third Street paving begins tonight

Williamsport motorists are advised that a paving project on Third Street between William and Basin streets is scheduled to begin tonight.

Contractor HRI Inc., will work from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each day from Sunday night to Friday morning. Work includes base repairs, milling, paving and pavement markings.

A detour will be in place during work hours using Via Bella Street for eastbound traffic and Fourth Street of westbound traffic. Third Street will be open between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. during the work week and from 6 a.m. Friday until 9 p.m. Sunday, with possible single lane closures.

Flaggers will direct traffic when work is being performed at the intersection of Third and Market streets.

Work is expected to be completed on the morning of Aug. 13, prior to the Little League Grand Slam Parade.