Tree removal underway ahead of Lincoln area sidewalk project

Crews were removing trees on Thursday on Sheridan Street. News Now Warsaw by Dan Spalding.
News Release

WARSAW — Removal of trees along streets near Lincoln Elementary in Warsaw began Thursday and is expected to continue Friday.

The work is part of a largescale sidewalk project.

Phend & Brown Inc., contractors and engineers for the Warsaw project provided an update on the sidewalk project was provided earlier this week.

Traffic control signs and detours in the area will be in place as work progresses.

The first phase involves clearing of trees from within the right-of-way.

Work will progress block by block through the project. Daytime closures of street sections will occur to protect vehicles and workers. 

The work schedule could be affected by changing weather conditions or internal schedule changes.

Work will be limited to only during daylight hours, the company said.

This decorative villain looks spooked by the notion of seeing this tree on Fort Wayne Street marked for removal. News Now Warsaw photo by Dan Spalding.