Month: December 2020

Christmas Lights on the Avenue

UAMS/UAMA extends its appreciation for the generosity of the following individuals and businesses that have financially contributed to the placement of Christmas lights on the Avenue. These donations are exceptionally meaningful considering the challenges that small businesses are currently experiencing due to COVID-19 concerns.

Ace Wireless Boost Mobile Adem Barber & Salon Best Practice Home Care
Clara-Fying Love Coconut Café Corey’s Corner Barbershop
Councilwoman Shirley Surgeon Emily Wolfe Farm Land/Mobil Gas Station
GHHRC Jak’s Flooring Keith Tinker Realty & Insurance
Kure Rx Pharmacy Living Word Imprints Precious Ross-Ellis
Rainbow Variety Seashore Restaurant SMD Property Management
Temple Body Butter Terrace Café UAMS
UANRZ Uniforms & Stuff We Care Dental
Woodland Package Store

Members of the community have also asked us to convey their appreciation for your sponsorship of projects within the Upper Albany Community. Thank you!

Route 44 (Albany Avenue) Safety Improvements Project Update

The following data is taken from the Route 44 (Albany Avenue) Safety Improvements Project website that has been updated with new schedule content for the Week of November 23, 2020*.

Normal Work Hours: 7:00am – 5:00pm, Monday-Friday

  • Sidewalk reconstruction continues on the northeast corner of Albany Avenue and Vine Street and also on the southeast corner of Albany Avenue and Burton Street. Miscellaneous sidewalk work will occur in various locations throughout the project limits.
  • Street sign repair work is underway project wide.
  • No construction work will occur on November 26th and November 27th.
  • Traffic Impacts: Anticipate pedestrian detours during sidewalk related construction this week. Hartford Police will assist with traffic.

*weather permitting

Business access will be maintained. All travel lanes on Avenue will remain open before 9am and after 3pm; during other hours, partial lane closures may occur. Traffic will be maintained in both directions on Homestead Avenue and Westbourne Parkway.

Contact Kimberli Owens at (860)-263-8533 or email
Their website at for project updates!