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ITD Projects Southwest Idaho Eagle Road Construction

Eagle Road Construction



Project Facts
Key No. 12044

Project Description

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is repaving Eagle Road from Fairview Avenue to State Highway 44. In addition to the rehabilitation of Eagle Road, the following improvements/upgrades will be made:

  • Adding continuous raised medians from Franklin Road to Oakhampton Drive
  • Installation of continuous raised medians on Chinden Boulevard from the intersection with Eagle Road east to the eastern most Target access
  • Updating approximately 90 pedestrian curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements
  • Upgrading all of the highway and street signs along the roadway to current national standards
  • Removing the free-flowing right turn lanes at Eagle Road and Chinden Boulevard

There are four types of intersection designs that will be used along Eagle Road.

Click on the maps below by the area you are interested in to view the improvements:

Construction schedule

Construction has begun and is expected to be completed in Summer 2013. The improvements will be constructed in three phases:

  • Phase 1: Franklin Road to River Valley Street (1.5 miles)
  • Phase 2: River Valley to Oakhampton Drive (3 miles)
  • Phase 3: Oakhampton Drive to State Highway 44 (1.5 miles)

 

How to stay informed
  • Sign up for construction updates at comments@itd.idaho.gov
  • Dial 5-1-1 or visit 511.idaho.gov for traffic alerts
  • Questions? Call (208) 334-8005


Project contacts

Reed Hollinshead, ITD Public Information Specialist
(208) 334-8881
Reed.hollinshead@itd.idaho.gov

Merrill Sharp, ITD District 3 Construction Manager
(208) 334-8954
Merrill.sharp@itd.idaho.gov

 



 



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What to expect during construction
  • Eagle Road will be open at all times.
  • Throughout the day and during peak travel time there will be no lane closures or restrictions.
  • Typical work hours will be 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • At least one lane in each direction will be open from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. at all times.
  • Speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph in the construction zone.
  • Access will remain open at all times for businesses and residences except during overnight paving at driveways or approaches.

Page Last Modified: 7/24/2013 3:32:55 PM

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