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South Industrial Highway Improvements: Meeting March 11th + Survey due March 15th

A virtual public meeting for the South Industrial Highway improvements project is scheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 4 PM to 6 PM.


South Industrial Highway Improvements Project Meeting

Thursday March 11 2021 (4PM - 6PM)

Zoom Meeting


Zoom Web Link

https://a2gov.zoom.us/j/99330372314?pwd=Yy8xb1V3dUVMQm0zL0d1SlhRanludz09%E2%80%8B


Zoom Phone Number

Phone number: 888-788-0099

Meeting ID: 993 3037 2314

Passcode: 075347​


There is also a public survey open until March 15, 2021 9 AM:

https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/116/Issue_10408



For more information about the project:

https://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/Pages/South-Industrial-Highway-Project.aspx

These are images of the postcard send to residents and property owners in the South Industrial Highway project area:



From the City website:


Why is this project being done?

The existing concrete pavement is failing and in need of repair. The infrastructure repair project provides an opportunity to incorporate non-motorized transportation features along the corridor.


By reducing the number of lanes south of Stimson from 4 lanes to 3 lanes, continuous bicycle lanes can be provided along both sides of the entire S. Industrial Highway corridor.​



Project Timeline

Phase 1 : Construction on the east side of South Industrial


May 1 – June 15, 2021


One lane of southbound traffic between Stimson Street and East Eisenhower Parkway will remain open. Between Stimson Street and East Stadium Boulevard, one lane of southbound and one lane of northbound will be open.


Phase 2: Construction on the west side of South Industrial


June 16 – July 31, 2021


One lane of southbound traffic between Stimson Street and East Eisenhower Parkway will remain open on the newly repaired east side of South Industrial Between Stimson Street and East Stadium Boulevard, one lane of southbound and one lane of northbound will be open. No right turns onto Stimson from South Industrial will be allowed.


How might the project affect you?

  • Driveway access to all businesses will be maintained within the project limits for the duration of the planned work

  • Given that the proposed work will be extensive and time-consuming, the work will unavoidably disrupt normal traffic and business operations along South Industrial

  • Vehicular traffic and bus routes in the vicinity of the project will be impacted as a result of the planned work

  • Dust, noise, and inconvenience will be prevalent due to the nature of the planned construction​