Leavenworth street crews will be closing sections of Fourth Street in the downtown area this week for repair work, according to city officials.

Leavenworth street crews will be closing sections of Fourth Street in the downtown area this week for repair work, according to city officials.

The work is planned for Wednesday through Friday between Shawnee and Cherokee streets.

Crews will be patching the roadway, according to Public Works Director Mike McDonald.

Northbound and southbound lanes will be closed as crews work in one block sections of Fourth Street.

Closures will begin at 7:30 a.m. and crews plan to work until 5 p.m.

Signs will be in place to direct traffic to detour routes.

Trucks will be asked to detour onto Third Street.