After some delays, Sweet Home Public Works will begin removing five trees from the Main Street median strip planters Dec. 30.
The work will continue through Dec. 31 if necessary. During that time, traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions between 12th and 18th avenues while Public Works staff is working.
The Park and Tree Committee recommended during its meeting on Oct. 23 the removal and replacement of the trees.
“Sometimes our urban trees outgrow the space in which they have been planted,” said Park and Tree Committee Vice Chairwoman Lena Tucker. “Removal of these t...