SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvements (PID 93822)
Project Update 4/19/19
Right-of-way acquisition is on-going and anticipated to be completed later this year. After the right-of-way acquisition process is complete, affected utility infrastructure such as telephone poles, underground gas lines, etc. will be moved in preparation of the full improvement project construction. At this time, the roadway project is expected to begin construction in late 2019 and continue through 2020.
During construction, two way traffic along SR 91 will be maintained.
Please see attached media release, overview map and intersection plans for additional information below:
The SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvements project design includes the addition of left turn lanes at Valley View Road, Herrick Park Drive & Hines Hill Road, the elimination of the heaving shoulders along both sides of the roadway, improved drainage systems, improved intersection lighting, the installation of an 8-foot sidewalk and curb on the east side of the road, 5-foot bike lanes on both sides of the road and resurfacing of SR 91 from Brandywine Drive to Middleton Road.
Purpose and Need
The purpose of this project is to improve safety, reduce congestion, provide better pedestrian and bicycle mobility, and improve drainage and long-term pavement conditions on SR 91 (Darrow Road) between Brandywine and Middleton Road.
In 2016, the City and MS Consultants (design firm), finalized a feasibility study which evaluated potential widening alternatives for the project. The City held a public meeting in April, 2016 to collect comments on the preliminary design. The City’s consultant then began the final design of the project in 2017-2018 and the City held a second public meeting in February, 2018 After collecting additional public comments, the plans were finalized in late 2018. Right-of-way acquisition for the project commenced in early 2019 and is on-going. The roadway project is expected to begin construction in late 2019 and continue through 2020.
Related document: SR 91 North Turn Lane Typical Section
Should you have any questions or comments, please contact:
Bradley S. Kosco, P.E., P.S.