Coal Creek Parkway Culvert Replacement construction will begin in late April.
By early May Coal Creek Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day, between Forest Drive and Southeast 60th Street until December.
- Rather than being thrown off and inconvenienced by long waits, take some time now to plan alternate routes.
- Prepare a document that includes alternate route information as well as helpful links and phone numbers.
- Prepare visitors, clients and customers headed to our area with an informative E-mail.
- Share the traffic news and frequent updates on your social media platforms.
- If you have a business along routes that may be seeing increased travel from diverted traffic, think about how you might draw people to stop and shop or use your services. For example, offer a free cup of coffee for the road-weary, or if you are in the health and wellness category, offer 15-minute therapeutic massage appointments. Can you extend your evening hours to catch those late customers stuck in traffic?
The project includes replacing a deteriorating culvert under Coal Creek Parkway with a bridge to improve public safety, a new pedestrian walkway under the bridge that will connect Coal Creek Trail, and stream restoration to improve fish passage.
Construction will begin with single-lane closures during off-peak travel hours. By early May Coal Creek Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day, between Forest Drive and Southeast 60th Street until December.
Traffic delays and congestion are expected, especially during morning and evening commutes, and drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes.
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