Ottumwa, Iowa – Beginning Wednesday July 5, 2023 the intersection of South Foster Street on the east side of Van Buren Street will be closed, South Adams on north side of Roemer Street will be closed, and Mable street from Iowa Ave. to the alley on the south side of Mabel Street will be closed to traffic. The contractor will be paving where sewer separation work was previously performed. The work is expected to take 2-3 weeks. This is part of the Phase 8 sewer separation project. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes and to exercise extreme caution when navigating in and around the construction zone.