All services will move to the facility at 3190 Colorado Ave, which will include retail and 24-hour P.O. boxes, beginning Sept. 10.
The shuttering of the East 28th Street building has been a long time coming due to budget cuts resulting from declining mail volume and competition from for-profit package delivery companies such as UPS and FedEx.
The South Lorain post office is one of three satellites — also known as branches or stations — of the main Lorain post office at 439 W. Fourth St. The others are at 4214 Ivanhoe Ave. in Sheffield Lake and 350 N. Leavitt Road in Amherst.