Plan your commuting time accordingly folks…we are in this for the long haul. Look for these daily updates on the Casueway website. Though you can pretty much be assured your commute will suck for a long time to come and you can add 15-30 minutes on it!
The website states:
Due to the Corps levee enhancing project, some traffic delays can be anticipated. The GNOEC has requested the contractor to provide these daily descriptions of upcoming work.
Yesterday’s note :
12-09-2010 INSTALLATION OF TRAFFIC BARRIERS AT 6TH ST WILL CLOSE THE 5TH ST. TURNAROUND AT N. CAUSEWAY BLVD. THROUGH THE DURATION OF CONSTRUCTION AND MAKE 8TH ST. THE LAST TURNAROUND AVAILABLE BEFORE THE CAUSEWAY ENTRANCE. THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR HAS PLACED ADVANCED WARNING SIGN ABOUT 200 FT. SOUTH OF 8TH ST. TO LET COMMUTERS KNOW OF THIS CHANGE. BEGINNING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, AT 9:30AM THROUGH SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11TH, AT 7:00AM, SOUTHBOUND CAUSEWAY TRAFFIC WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE FOR THE LAST 1/2 MILE OF THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE TO 5TH ST. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11TH, SOUTHBOUND CAUSEWAY BLVD. WILL CONTINUE THIS SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC PATTERN WHILE EXTENDING THE SINGLE LANE TO 6TH ST. FROM 7:00AM TO 6:00 PM. AFTER 6PM SATURDAY DECEMBER 11TH EXPECT 3 LANES THEREAFTER OF TRAFFIC. MONDAY, DECEMBER 13TH AND TUESDAY DECEMBER 14TH, NORTHBOUND CAUSEWAY BLVD WILL BE CONDENSED TO ONE LANE BEGINNING AT 6TH ST. FROM7:00AM TO 2:30PM EACH DAY.