Lake Avenue (Blue Earth Avenue) in Fairmont will be closed for reconstruction beginning the afternoon of Sunday, July 26th with construction beginning on Monday July 27th.  The project begins at 4th Street and continues east to Downtown Plaza.  It will be constructed in four phases with the first phase between Main Street and Downtown Plaza.  The project is scheduled to be completed by early November.  The detour route for the project will be Prairie Avenue and 4th Street.  The intersection at 4th Street and Lake Avenue will remain open during construction.  A construction project website is being maintained at  Please visit this site for more information and to register for project updates.  Thank you for your patience during this project.  Anyone with questions can contact City Hall at 238-9461.