Final weekly update for 2014 construction season

Posted: November 21, 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

  • Minor work to occur on area roadways for the next two weeks in preparation for winter shutdown.
    • Be alert for crews in the area and drive with caution through all work zones.
  • 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.
  • West Frontage Road, between Freeport Road and the roundabout, CLOSED to through traffic until spring 2015.
    • Traffic in this area should use the Freeport Connection and the roundabout.
  • Pedestrians should use temporary walkways and permanent sidewalks (follow signed paths).
    • The West Frontage Road path is open between Freeport Road to Home Depot/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, and through the winter.

Westbound Beltline

  • Work will resume in spring 2015.
  • TRAFFIC SHIFT on the westbound Beltline, between Verona Road and Whitney Way, until spring 2016. Traffic shifted to the right shoulder with narrow lanes.

Eastbound Beltline

  • Work will resume in spring 2015.
  • 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

  • Traffic shifted onto new pavement. Work will include finishing pavement markings, street lighting, retaining wall adjacent to McDonald's, and the traffic signals at Atticus Way.
    • Red Arrow Trail and East Frontage Road OPEN to traffic.
    • Access remains open to area businesses.

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

  • OPEN to through traffic, between Home Depot and the Southwest Commuter Path over the Beltline. Street light pole installation will occur.
    • Access remains open to area businesses.

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.
    • This section of frontage road is anticipated to OPEN by Tuesday (Nov. 25).

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

  • OPEN to traffic. Minor work for pavement markings and signs.