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A public-involvement meeting to discuss the upcoming reconstruction of Highway 14 in Cross Plains is scheduled for Tuesday, according to a release.

The reconstruction of Highway 14 between County Road KP and Westview Court in Cross Plains is scheduled to start March 30, officials said. The highway will be closed to through traffic between County Road KP and County P until mid-October.

A detour will use County Road KP, Bourbon Street and County Road P, according to the release. An alternate route will also be posted using highways 78 and 12.

Access to local businesses will be allowed, officials said.

The $10.4 million reconstruction includes new utilities, pavement, sidewalks and bridge over Brewery Creek, according to the release. County Road P will be realigned to provide a more efficient and safer intersection with Highway 14.

Authorities said the project will improve traffic safety and operations through the community.

The open house meeting is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at Glacier Creek Middle School at 2800 Military Road, according to the release. There will be a brief presentation at 6:30 p.m.