Visitors on Broadway Road between School and College avenues in Boulder will likely be lowered to a single lane on Thursday whereas the town removes 20 non-treated ash timber within the median.
The work, which can go from 9 a.m. to five p.m., requires closing each the north- and southbound inside lanes on Broadway. There’ll signage to information pedestrians and cyclists.
“This tree work is going down to mitigate issues of safety attributable to the potential for falling limbs from useless and dying timber,” the town acknowledged in a information launch.
All 20 ash timber are affected by Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive wood-boring beetle prevalent throughout the US, in line with the discharge.
Metropolis employees doesn’t intend to instantly exchange the timber because of insufficient irrigation and the scale constraints of the planting areas within the median. Town’s transportation and mobility division will work on estimates for substitute in session with the forestry division.
These contracting the elimination of a tree on their property ought to use a tree care firm licensed by the town. An inventory is on the market on-line at BoulderForestry.Org.