Navigate New Prague is a collaborative effort between city officials, downtown business owners, and the New Prague Chamber of Commerce to keep local consumers in-the-know and downtown business robust during the Main Street renovation project.
The road closure & detour for the Highway 19 / Main Street reconstruction project went into effect on Monday July 6, 2020.
Looking Ahead: Oct. 19 – Oct. 30
Due to the early winter weather conditions, The concrete work has been suspended for the season. The project team and contractor are making plans to provide temporary walkway surfacing along the street and businesses on the west end of town.
Highway 19/21 New Prague intersection is temporarily closed for paving through 10/24.
Through traffic should follow any temporary detours.
The detour is expected to be removed and the road opened to traffic the week of November 1st.
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, a series of “block parties” and other events were in the works as a means to support our local businesses through the construction seasons. With social distancing guidelines in effect, we will hold off on those efforts at this time. Now, more than ever, it is important to find ways to support your local businesses – especially those located downtown that are battling both the pandemic AND road construction.
See special offerings and promotions made available each month by the downtown businesses.