The Maple Road Reconstruction Project is continuing to make progress. The City appreciates the community's patience as intricate project work takes place. Work highlights from the past week included:
- Completing the streetlight foundations and prepping for sidewalk installation between North Old Woodward and Woodward.
- Installing 50% of the planter boxes between Pierce and Chester.
- Completing 75% of the traffic signal work and 50% of the irrigation work on West Maple.
- Completing all concrete repairs and 50% of the curb work between Chester and Southfield.
Next week, crews are expected to begin electrical hand hole work that is necessary prior to installing sidewalk between Woodward and Old Woodward. Crews expect to continue forming and pouring planter boxes and installing irrigation conduit between Pierce and Bates. Traffic signal work will continue and street light foundation work is expected to begin.
Maple Road will be closed between Southfield and Chester as crews complete the curb installation and begin installing drive approaches. During the closure, please use the Phase 3A detour map.
This project is the second phase in the City’s three-phase plan to improve infrastructure in downtown Birmingham. When complete, Maple Road’s improvements will allow it to manage traffic more effectively; provide an attractive experience for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists; and serve the community for decades to come! Help us spread the word about this transformational development by forwarding the sign-up link to any interested parties you know: www.bit.ly/bhamnews. Learn more by visiting the project’s website.