Checking the road work for the week. In Camden County on Route 54 in Linn Creek at the intersections of Route V and Business Park Road/East Valley Drive, grading and drainage work continues for the new Business Park Road and East Valley Drive widening. This project is scheduled for completion in spring 2011.
On the western portion of the 54 Expressway, grading work continues to tie in the new Jeffries Road to the existing Route 54. One westbound and eastbound lane of Route 54 will periodically be closed during the work. Paving for the connection continues. Grading, drainage and erosion control work continues from Nichols Road to Jeffries Road. Grading, drainage and erosion control work continues from Route KK to the west end of the project. Asphalt paving is scheduled to begin this week on the new service road from Oak Road to Normandy Road. Grading and asphalt paving is scheduled to begin this week on the new service road from Case Road to Mariner Circle. The new Swiss Village Road from existing Route KK to old Swiss Village Road is now open to traffic. Traffic is no longer using the existing connection on existing Route 54 and is being detoured to Route KK for one mile and then turning south onto the new Burton Duenke Lane which connects with the new Swiss Village Road. The western portion of the 54 Expressway is scheduled for completion in summer 2011. And the bridge replacement of the Route J Bridge over Prairie Hollow is complete.
Looking at the road work in Miller County, on Route 54 at Lakeland Road, guardrail repairs in the eastbound lanes will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 30. One eastbound lane will be open to traffic through the work area. Lakeland Road may also be restricted to one lane during the work. And on Route W between Route 54 and Route Y, a culvert pipe replacement will take place today through Friday. One lane will be open.
Looking at Morgan County on Route 135 between Route 52 and Route BB, roadway patching and repair will take place today, next Monday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 7. One lane will be open.
And on Route BB between Route 135 and Route D, roadway patching and repair will take place Tuesday through Thursday. One lane will be open.