Santa Barbara Boulevard at S.W./S.E. 44th Street to be closed Thursday for utility repairs
All southbound lanes of Santa Barbara Boulevard at S.W./S.E. 44th Street in Cape Coral will be closed Thursday, May 3, beginning at 9 a.m. According to the city of Cape Coral, the closure is necessary to make emergency utility repairs. The roadway is expected to reopen Thursday evening.
Santa Barbara Boulevard will be reduced to one southbound lane starting at Southeast 43rd Terrace. Detour signs will direct motorists onto Southwest 44th Street, Southwest Santa Barbara Place and Southwest 46th Street (see detour map).
The northbound lanes of Santa Barbara Boulevard will not be affected by the closure. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time as the closure could cause delays.