Beginning today, Monday, March 18, 2019, nighttime work will begin on Highway 6 / Riverside Drive, from Benton Street to Rocky Shore Drive, in addition to the daytime work now occurring which requires various lane reductions within this corridor.  Traffic control will be minimized during the hours of 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. to accommodate increased traffic during these time periods. 

These lane reductions are necessary in order to facilitate asphalt resurfacing work on Highway 6 / Riverside Drive.  It is anticipated work will be completed and normal traffic will resume by June 1st, 2019. 

Motorists are to take note of this construction work and allow extra travel time or seek an alternate route during this time period as delays will occur.  As always, caution should be exercised when traveling in all construction areas.

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Date of publication

Monday, March 18, 2019