EB 270 daytime lane closures 9/22; WB drivers beware of rough spot on island

Posted: 2015/09/21 in accident, construction
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//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsIDOT announced that construction crews will do a daytime lane closure on EB 270 from the river bridge to Route 3 from 09:00 to 14:00 on 9/22 to do survey work.  This lane closure is on top of the current overnight restrictions that have caused delays of at least one hour during the late evening hours.  Please plan delays to go all the way back to Lilac and be prepared to use alternate routes.

Speaking of the overnight lane closures, it has been confirmed by various followers on the Twitter account and by at least one admin that the right lane around MM 0.6 to 1.2 in the westbound direction is very rough. (No picture of that rough spot yet.)  However, it did not lead to the incident last Wednesday on the bridge and another at Lilac that turned that morning peak into a living hell – on the one morning that a lane restriction was in place following that rush hour.


Since both happened around the same time, its hard to determine whether one was a secondary incident of the other. The incident on the bridge allegedly involved four vehicles.

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