In less than a month the city's new paid parking system and upgraded lots should reopen for business. According to the Summit Engineering Dept. Construction Update page Shopper Parking Lots 1, 2, & 3 along DeForest Avenue are expected to be completed by Sept. 2. Lot 3 on Summit Avenue has already been completed.
The following are the anticipated start times for the remainder of the lots, according to the city engineering department:
Lot 2 (Maple Street—CLOSED). Paving shall be completed by Aug. 15.
Lot 1 (Woodland Avenue). Work shall begin on or about Aug. 20.
The city's department of public works has been handling the shopper parking lot upgrade work, which includes drainage upgrades, landscaping, pavement restoration and curbing.