Traffic shift on Santa Barbara Boulevard from Southwest 19th Street to Southwest 22nd Terrace announced
Motorists should be on alert for a shift in traffic to the east side of Santa Barbara Boulevard from Southwest 19th Street to Southwest 22nd Terrace.
Starting Thursday, Sept. 24, at approximately 7 p.m., travel lanes on the west side of the road will be closed to motorists, reducing both northbound and southbound traffic on the east side of Santa Barbara Boulevard to one lane only between Southwest 19th Street and Southwest 22nd Terrace. In addition, the temporary closure of side streets at Southwest 22nd Terrace, Southwest 20th Street and Southwest 19th Street will be necessary for crews to construct the west side of Santa Barbara Boulevard. Motorists should expect periodic delays due to daytime lane closures at Southwest 21st Street.
Detour: Motorists wishing to access Santa Barbara Boulevard from Southwest 19th Street and Southwest 20th Street will travel on Santa Barbara Place, north to Trafalgar Parkway and east onto Santa Barbara Boulevard. Motorists wishing to access Santa Barbara Boulevard from Southwest 22nd Terrace should travel north on Santa Barbara Place, east on Southwest 21st Street and onto Santa Barbara Boulevard. Motorist wishing to access Southwest 19th Street and Southwest 20th Street should turn west onto Trafalgar Parkway and south onto Southwest Santa Barbara Place.
Advance warning signs, electronic message boards and barricades will be used to assist motorists traveling through the area. Construction on this section of roadway is scheduled for approximately the next several months Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
While traveling through the work zone, motorists are urged to use caution, obey the posted speed limit of 35 mph and seek alternate routes whenever possible.
Be advised that unforeseen circumstances such as weather may affect the construction schedule. For more information about the City of Cape Coral Roadway Improvement projects, visit www.capecoraltransportation.com .