Weekly Construction Update: Oct. 20-24

Posted: October 17, 2014

Weekly construction updates include upcoming lane closures and traffic impacts related to the major Verona Road (US 18/151) reconstruction. Sign up for project updates via email.

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Note - All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

Verona Road work

  • Two lanes open to traffic (in each direction) on new northbound lanes, between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • Work zone speed limit is 30 mph. Drive with caution through the work zones.
    • NOTE: Frontage road speed limits are typically 25 mph. Drive with caution on the frontage roads, especially Britta Parkway.
  • Access remains open to area businesses and neighborhoods.
    • Regardless of any roadwork inconvenience, please continue to patronize area businesses in the Verona Road work zone.
  • Daytime reconstruction work on Verona Road southbound and frontage roads.
    • Work to occur approximately 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Oct. 20-25).
    • Work includes: concrete pavement, sign bridge cosntruction, pedestrian underpass construction, and bridge/retaining wall construction.
    • Concrete curb and gutter work along with new concrete sidewalk to resume throughout the week on the east and west frontage roads.
    • Water main and sanitary sewer work will be completed early in the week between Atticus Way and Red Arrow Trail.
    • Storm sewer will start on the West Frontage Road from Summit Road to the Subway driveway.
    • Grading and aggregate placement on east frontage road between Red Arrow Trail and Britta Parkway.
    • Asphalt paving will begin late in the week on west frontage road between Sub-Zero and Subway, in the roundabout area, and the cul-du-sac by Gino's.
  • West Frontage Road, between Freeport Road and Home Depot, will be CLOSED to through traffic starting Wednesday (Oct. 22) until late October.
    • Traffic in this area will need to utilize the Freeport Connection or Summit Road.
  • Pedestrians should utilize temporary walkways and permanent sidewalks (follow signed paths).
    • The West Frontage Road path is open between Freeport Road to Subway entrance.
    • Temporary path under new bridge by U-Haul and McDonald's is open.
    • East Frontage Road path is open between the Verona Road bridge and Thurston Lane on a combination of new sidewalk, existing sidewalk, and temporary asphalt walkway.
  • Freeport Connection is open to traffic (temporary roadway under Verona Road near Southwest Commuter Path).
    • The Southwest Commuter Path remains open in this area.

Westbound Beltline

  • Nightly lane closures on the westbound Beltline from Verona Road to Whitney Way.
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Oct. 19-20)
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Oct. 20-24)
    • 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. (Oct. 24-25)
    • One lane of traffic to remain open.
  • Daytime ramp work from Verona Road to the westbound Beltline.
    • 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Oct. 20-25)
    • Ramp to remain open during daytime operations.
  • Daytime and nighttime work to occur in the median area, between Verona Road and Whitney Way. Some noise is anticipated with this work.
     
  • TRAFFIC SHIFT on the westbound Beltline, between Seminole Highway and Verona Road, until early November 2014.
    • Traffic shifted to the left shoulder with narrow lanes.
    • Work will begin next week in this area, adjacent to the new noise wall, between Seminole Highway and Verona Road.
  • TRAFFIC SHIFT on the westbound Beltline, between Verona Road and Whitney Way, until spring 2016.
    • Traffic shifted to the right shoulder with narrow lanes.
  • Upcoming traffic shift on the ramp from Verona Road/Midvale Blvd. to the westbound Beltline. Shift to occur in late October 2014.

Eastbound Beltline

  • Nightly lane closures on the eastbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Verona Road.
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Oct. 19-20)
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Oct. 20-24)
    • 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. (Oct. 24-25)
    • One lane of traffic to remain open.
  • TRAFFIC SHIFT on the eastbound Beltline, between Whitney Way and Verona Road, until spring 2015.
    • Traffic shifted to the right shoulder with narrow lanes.

East Frontage Road (west of Verona Road) from Red Arrow Trail to Atticus Way

  • In this area, traffic is shifted alongside the new northbound Verona Road bridge until early November 2014.
    • Red Arrow Trail CLOSED at the East Frontage Road. Alternate routes are required. No detour is posted.
    • Traffic maintained on two lanes or with flagging operations.
    • Access remains open to area businesses.

West Beltline Frontage Road/Hammersley Road (west of Verona Road)

  • CLOSED to through traffic, between the temporary Verona Road intersection near Home Depot/Subway and the Southwest Commuter Path over the Beltline, until early November 2014.
    • Access remains open to area businesses.
    • Grading operations, storm sewer work, and curb and gutter work.

West Beltline Frontage Road (east of Verona Road)

  • CLOSED to through traffic, between Britta Parkway and Whenona Drive (south of the Beltline).
    • Alternate routes are required. Access remains open to area businesses.

Hammersley Road cul-du-sac (north of the Beltline)

  • CLOSED to traffic until late October 2014 for utility work. No detour posted.