MIDLAND, Texas — On Thursday the City of Midland announced via their Facebook page that there are several projects under way that could affect local traffic. 

Roadwork is set to begin on Bates St. between Andrews Hwy and Sinclair Ave. starting May 16 and lasting two weeks. 

Roadwork is also set to begin on Ohio Ave. between Big Spring St. and Colorado St. May 16 and May 17 for utility repairs.

The city suggests that drivers find alternative routes if necessary and of course observe all construction signs with added caution as well as obeying traffic laws.