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New traffic pattern set for Santa Barbara Boulevard

By Staff | Feb 23, 2011

On Friday, Feb. 25, at approximately 6 a.m., motorists should be on alert for a shift in traffic on Santa Barbara Boulevard between Southeast 12th Terrace and Southwest 19th Street.
The center lanes on Santa Barbara Boulevard will be closed to traffic, allowing one northbound travel lane and two southbound lanes open to motorists traveling in this area. This traffic shift is necessary for crews to complete the median work along this section of Santa Barbara Boulevard.
Motorists are reminded that left turns from side streets onto Santa Barbara Boulevard are prohibited and allowed only at signalized intersections.
Advance warning signs, electronic message boards and barricades will be used to direct motorists traveling through the area. 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. Please 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, please contact Maricelle Venegas, Public Information Specialist, at 239-707-9050 or visit us at www.capecoraltransportation.com.