Franklin Avenue in Kent will be closed from 8 to 11 a.m. today between Summit and West Williams streets for pavement repairs.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area and to provide additional travel time when leaving for their destination. Road closed signs will be posted.
The recommended non-posted detour for northbound traffic is east on West Williams Street, north on South Water Street back to Franklin Avenue.Southbound traffic is recommended to travel east on West Summit Street, south onto South Water Street and West onto West Williams Street back to Franklin Avenue.
Access to the Kent Post Office will be maintained.