The Maple Road Reconstruction Project is now 80% complete and continuing to make progress. The City appreciates the community's patience as intricate project work takes place. While project elements progress at different paces, the finished product will be beautiful! Work highlights from the past week included:
- Completing the installation of planter boxes and preparing to install granite seating between North Old Woodward and Woodward.
- Installing 75% of the structural soil and continuing installation of irrigation conduit between Pierce and Chester.
- Completing traffic signal work at the Henrietta intersection. Traffic signal work at the Bates intersection is now 50% complete.
- Milling the asphalt layer to expose the concrete in order to perform necessary repairs between Chester and Southfield.
Next week, crews are expected to begin pouring foundation for streetlights on the southside and granite benches between Woodward and Old Woodward. Crews expect to form and pour planter boxes and install irrigation conduit between Pierce and Bates. Work will continue on the traffic signals at the Bates and Chester intersections.
Maple Road will be closed between Southfield and Chester as crews make repairs to the concrete. 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.