A $22 million project requested 10 years ago that is meant to reduce flooding in Middle Village is finally underway. The affected area includes: Penelope Avenue between 71st and 74th streets; 74th Street between Juniper Boulevard South and Juniper Valley Road; 75th and Gray streets between Juniper Valley Road and 66th Drive; 77th Street between Gray Street and Juniper Valley Road; and Juniper Valley Road between 74th and 77th streets. Residents should anticipate sporadic traffic detours, including rerouting of the Q38 bus, lots of parking restrictions and even some water service outages. The city projects that completion of the project will happen by the end of 2017.