Sciota Street is expected to be closed for at least two days during normal business hours for repairs.

The city’s streets department will be repairing several severely damaged portions of the asphalt street from Route 6 to Industrial Drive that didn’t hold up during the winter.

“The frost is coming out of the road faster than we’d like,” City Administrator Gerry Dahl said.

Workers are targeting portions of the deteriorating street near the driveway of the Barber Center and at the bend at the intersection of Country Club Road.

Superintendent of Streets Lynn Dingfelder said the bad sections of the street would be removed and built back up again with a rock sub-base, as a temporary solution.

“These are beyond potholes,” Dingfelder said.

When the weather warms, the city is expected to use asphalt to repair the street, he said.

Sciota Street will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until the work is finished. Dingfelder said residents who live on Sciota Street would still have access to their homes.

The street will reopen to traffic at 3:30 p.m., but motorists are advised to use caution.

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