Part of East Lafayette Street closing Tuesday in Ottawa

The 100 block of East Lafayette Street, between Columbus and Paul streets, will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The contractor removing a tree near the alley expects work to be completed and the block reopened to all traffic by 1 p.m.

Those needing to drive in the area during the closure are advised to use caution and be aware that rerouting may create delays in their travel time.