ARTESIA — Due to building demolition in the area of the southeast corner of First and Main streets in Artesia, the traffic pattern will temporarily change.

Reduction in speed, restriction and detour signs will be present in the area as well as flagmen. The area will also be saturated with heavy machinery and workers. The Artesia Police Department asks citizens driving in the area to slow down and pay attention to their surroundings and the directions of those tasked with traffic control. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.