ITHACA, N.Y.—A water service project will close part of Chestnut Street from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11.

The project will replace the existing water service from the water main in the street to the Lehman Alternative Community School property line.

Chestnut Street from the intersection of Hook Place to Sunrise Road will be closed to through traffic until work is completed, and local and emergency access will be maintained.

There will be no detours posted, and three addresses will have interruptions to water services during parts of the day. Property owners have been notified by water and sewer staff.

Zoë Freer-Hessler

Zoë Freer-Hessler is a general assignment reporter for the Ithaca Voice. She has covered a wide range of topics since joining the news organization in November 2021. She can be reached at