Tuesday, March 2: The historic statue at the La Cuesta median will be removed and preserved. The new median will be constructed over the next two weeks. The statue will be reinstalled once construction is complete.
March 9 – March 12: Starting on Tuesday, March 9th the Upgrade the Drake contractor will be working on the traffic signals at the intersections of Laurel Grove Avenue, Wolfe Grade, and Bon Air Road at Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Work will be staggered throughout the week to minimize delays. Traffic signal work is expected to be complete at these intersections by Friday, March 12th.
Please watch for flaggers, who will be controlling traffic at the intersections, and make sure to slow down through the construction area. The construction team thanks you for your patience.
The red bars in the graphic below illustrate where the ongoing construction work is taking place. Click the map to open a full-sized version.
Download the full traffic signal switch traffic alert here!
Current Activities Map
Anticipated Traffic Impacts
There will be no full closures of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard during construction. However, the construction team anticipates partial lane closures and traffic delays throughout the process.
The County thanks the community for their understanding, and suggests travelers plan their trips through the project area ahead of time.