Beginning Thursday morning motorists will notice changes in the vicinity of E 30th/Woodland/Orange Avenue. Click on the image above for more detail.
In addition to overnight work which will close I-77 south tonight, the following work will impact downtown roadways overnight Wednesday. Expect a new traffic pattern on Thursday morning:
Overnight Wednesday, Sept 24 crews will close multiple lanes in the vicinity of Orange Ave/East 30th Street/Woodland Ave from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Beginning Thursday morning, motorists should be alert for NEW traffic patterns. Motorists are encouraged to follow all posted signage. Details are below:
· Left turns from E 30th Street south onto the ramp to I-77 south will no longer be permitted. Motorists will instead use Woodland Ave west toward Orange Ave where a NEW left-turn-only lane will lead to Orange Ave and on to I-77 south. See map here.
· Motorists exiting I-77 south to East 30th St/Woodland/Broadway will no longer be permitted to cross over traffic in order to take a right turn on East 30th St (toward Broadway). Motorists will instead turn left on East 30th St to Woodland Ave west toward Orange Ave where a NEW left-turn-only lane will lead to Orange Ave and on to East 30th St southbound (toward Broadway). See map here.
· Left turns from Orange Ave to East 30th St will be prohibited (except from the I-77 exit ramp to East 30th St). Motorists will instead follow Woodland Ave toward E 30th St. See map here.
**Please note: The improved entrance ramp to I-77 south will not open to two lanes until the new East 14th Street ramp opens, in mid-October.