Weekly Construction Update: Nov. 3-7

Posted: October 31, 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

  • Starting Saturday morning (Nov. 1), Verona Road southbound traffic will be located on the new southbound roadway, between the Beltline and Raymond Road.
    • Two lanes open to traffic (in each direction) on the new northbound and southbound lanes.
    • 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 northbound and southbound, and the frontage roads.
    • Work to occur approximately 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Nov. 1-8).
    • Some nighttime work will occur this weekend (Nov. 1-2).
    • Work includes: removing temporary pavement in the Verona Road and Atticus Way/Summit Road intersections, concrete curb and gutter in islands, signal work, pedestrian underpass construction, retaining wall construction, and pavement markings.
    • Concrete curb and gutter work along with new concrete sidewalk to resume throughout the week on the East Frontage Road early in the week, West Frontage Road mid-week, and Hammersley Road cul-du-sac late in the week.
    • Asphalt paving on the East Frontage Road, between Red Arrow Trail and Britta Parkway late in the week.
    • Signal work to take place at the intersection of Atticus Way and the East Frontage Road throughout the week.
  • West Frontage Road, between Freeport Road and Home Depot, CLOSED to through traffic.
    • Traffic in this area should use the Freeport Connection or Summit Road.
  • 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.
    • Some modifications took place this week, between Red Arrow Trail and Britta Parkway. Sidewalk under the roundabout was poured and is available for short-term use. Please be attentive to the signs.
  • 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. One lane of traffic to remain open.
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 2-3)
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 3-7)
    • 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. (Nov. 7-8)
    • 8 p.m. - 10 a.m. (Nov. 8-9)
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 9-10)
    • Some noise is anticipated with this work. Various nights of paving operations.
    • NOTE: Lane closure dates/times subject to change and dependent on work operations.
  • Daytime ramp work from Verona Road to the westbound Beltline.
    • 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Nov. 3-7)
    • Ramp to remain open during daytime operations.
    • Starting today (Oct. 31), ramp traffic shifted to the right onto new pavement.
  • Daytime and nighttime work to occur in the median area, between Verona Road and Whitney Way.
    • NOTE: 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 includes grading, storm sewer, and paving. Most of this work to occur during daytime hours.
  • 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

  • Nightly lane closures on the eastbound Beltline from Whitney Way to Verona Road. One lane of traffic to remain open.
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 2-3)
    • 8 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 3-7)
    • 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. (Nov. 7-8)
    • 8 p.m. - 10 a.m. (Nov. 8-9)
    • 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 9-10)
    • Some noise is anticipated with this work. Various nights of paving operations.
    • NOTE: Lane closure dates/times subject to change and dependent on work operations.
  • Nightly ramp closure from eastbound Beltline to Verona Road.
    • 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Nov. 3-5)
    • Alternate routes are required.
    • Some noise is anticipated with this work.
  • 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 and will be utilizing the roundabout.
    • Red Arrow Trail OPEN to traffic on gravel at the East Frontage Road.
    • Traffic maintained on two lanes or with flagging operations.
    • Access remains open to area businesses and the polling location.

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

  • CLOSED to through traffic, between Home Depot/Subway and the Southwest Commuter Path over the Beltline, until early to mid-November 2014.
    • Access remains open to area businesses.
    • Curb and gutter work, and sidewalk next week.

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 mid-November 2014 for curb and gutter work, and asphalt paving. No detour posted.