*The dates of the MLK closure were incorrect in the previous email and are corrected in this email.
The closure will begin at 2 a.m. Saturday, June 18 and last until 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 19th.

Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed to motor vehicle traffic between Church and College Streets beginning at 2 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 and lasting until 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 19. This closure is to accommodate the safe operation of a crane for construction of 101 College Street.

During this closure, motor vehicle traffic will be detoured around the closed portion of MLK Boulevard. There will be two detours: one for traffic heading south in order to access MLK; the other for traffic heading north to access MLK. Each detour will be clearly marked with on-road signage.

Please see the graphics immediately below this text section for maps of the two detour routes.

Construction News Through Friday, June 24, 2022
Aside from the weekend closure of MLK Boulevard noted above, no other significant changes to the existing traffic patterns are expected over the next week. Please see below for detail on various single-lane closures that may occur over the next week.

Various single-lane closures may occur to accommodate construction of 101 College Street and Downtown Crossing Phase 3 and are listed in more detail below.

Through Friday, June 24, 2022 various lane closures may continue to occur on the following roads to accommodate construction:

  • South Frontage Road (SFR): double-lane closure on SFR between York Street and College Street (NIGHTTIME WORK).
  • South Frontage Road (SFR): single-lane closures on SFR between College and Church Streets.
  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Boulevard: single and double-lane closures between College and Church Streets.
  • Temple Street: single lane closures on Temple Street between George Street and MLK Boulevard.

Through Friday, June 24, 2022, Downtown Crossing-related work will occur during daytime and nighttime work hours.

Daytime work hours are weekdays between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. 

Nighttime work hours are between 9:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Nighttime is scheduled to occur Sundays beginning at 9:30 p.m. through Fridays at 6 a.m. every week from now until the end September 2022. This work will occur on South Frontage Road between York and College Streets and is not expected to create loud noise.

Any nighttime work that has the potential to create noise will be called out through a special notice at the beginning of all Construction News notices.

Road signage will alert drivers to lane closures in the construction area.

Please pay attention to road signage, slow down, and stay safe!