Work to resume;
traffic to be restricted at University Boulevard
JEFFERSON COUNTY – On Wednesday, March
14th, ODOT’s contractor will be switching traffic on State Route 7.
will be reduced to one lane in each direction from University Boulevard to
Franklin Avenue in a crossover pattern onto the existing southbound lanes.
turns on University Blvd. will not be permitted again when traveling north on SR
7. The same detour will be posted as last year.
during this phase will include: removal
of the SR 7 northbound pavement, new drainage, lowering the road to match the
elevation of the newly constructed southbound lanes for the at-grade crossing,
constructing Labelle Ave. for the new Marina entrance, finishing the Connector
Rd., and new highway lighting.
Motorists are asked to be patient and
use an alternate route to avoid delays during the switch on Wednesday, March 14th.
ODOT’s contractor for this $10 million
access improvement project
Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date for all
work is November 30, 2018.