FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, July 14, 2014

Contact: Vince Trimboli
208-384-3927 | vtrimboli@cityofboise.org

Traffic Advisory: Warm Springs City Sewer Project
  • The city of Boise's Warm Springs Sewer project begins on Monday, July 14. The project will require lane restrictions and/or full closures of Warm Springs Avenue at different times.

The work will be done in three phases spread out over a 6 month period:

 

  • PHASE 1 - Pioneer Cemetery to Adams Elementary (Varying lane restrictions and detours)

Scheduled Construction Timeframe: July 18, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Contractor: Titan Technologies
Onsite Inspector: Rob Anderson; Phone: 440 - 4710

Please Note: Construction will be temporarily suspended from August 25 - September 1 to accomodate school traffic during the first week of school. Construction will resume September 2.

General Information:  Warm Springs Avenue will be closed at Straughan Avenue from July 18th through July 24th. Following this closure Warm Springs Avenue will be reopened and there will continue to be lane shifts throughout the duration of the project. Drivers are advised to use caution while traveling through construction zone areas. The Trolley House restaurant, M&W Grocery, and Chevron gas station will remain open during construction.

Public buildings located on Old Penitentiary Road will remain open during construction. These buildings include: Old Idaho Penitentiary, Idaho State Archives and Records Center, Idaho State Historical Society, The Bishop's House, and Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology.

  • PHASE 2 - Walling Drive to Warm Springs Golf Course

Construction of Phase 2 is complete.

  •  PHASE 3  - Warm Springs Golf Course to Starview Drive (Full road closure)*

Scheduled Construction Timeframe:
September 15, 2014 -  November 26, 2014

General Information:  Traffic control signage will be installed the week of September 8 to inform local traffic of upcoming construction. Construction begins September 15.

Warm Springs Golf Course: Access from the west will be on Warm Springs Avenue. Traffic coming from the east will be detoured because of the road closure from Starcrest Drive to Starview Drive. Please allow for extra travel time.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival performances: Due to the road closure from Starcrest Drive to Starview Drive, access east of Starcrest Drive will be via the Parkcenter Boulevard detour. Please allow extra travel time to arrive at the amphitheater.

Other construction projects in the vicinity

Ada County Highway District (ACHD) will be performing drainage improvements and repair work on the greenbelt on Warm Springs and Starcrest from September 22 - October 10. This section of greenbelt will be closed during this time for safety reasons. Contact the ACHD at 387-6100 for more information.

The dates are subject to change. Go to http://www.publicworks.cityofboise.org for regular schedule updates and detour plans.