WORK BEGINS ON FINAL PHASE OF NIMITZ-ROSECRANS ROADWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT


Construction crews will begin work on the fourth and final phase of the Nimitz-Rosecrans Roadway Improvement Project on November 19. The completion of the second and third phases saw the construction of new traffic lanes; sidewalks, curbs, and gutters; the relocation of traffic lights and street lights; and the installation of modular wetland units to improve the quality of stormwater runoff before it reaches our stormwater system.

During the fourth phase of the project, traffic flow will shift to the outer two lanes on Rosecrans and work will begin in the median area between Jarvis Street on the south and McCauley Street on the north. Construction crews will demo the median islands and replace them with new, realigned islands that will accommodate dual left turn lanes from Rosecrans to Nimitz in both directions.

In order to minimize traffic impacts, most work will occur at night, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. During working hours, the traffic lane adjacent to the median will be closed. During the day, two lanes of travel will be open in both directions. Please use caution when traveling near the construction area and follow all construction signs.

This phase is anticipated to take 6 to 8 weeks, with a completion date for the project anticipated in early 2019.