Inclement weather shifts Cole Road closure to next week
Road, just south of Fairview, is anticipated to close next Monday (Jan.
9). The schedule has been adjusted due to impending snow storms and low
This week, travelers and neighbors may see crews start work at the intersection to prep the area for upcoming construction.
Phase 1 Closure
County Highway District will begin construction to widen and improve the
intersection of Fairview Avenue and Cole Road starting on Monday, January 2. The
portion of Cole Road just south of Fairview Avenue will be closed through late
February to allow crews access to replace a canal structure underneath the
road. The canal must be replaced before the road can be rebuilt.
will be detoured to Milwaukee and Curtis during this closure. Businesses and
homes adjacent to the closure will be accessible throughout construction.
expect delays in this area, and should plan alternate routes of travel whenever
This is Phase
I of the three-phase construction project. Crews will begin work on Phase 2 on
the north side of the intersection starting in March.
will add additional dedicated turning lanes, through lanes, bicycle lanes,
sidewalks, and a new traffic signal.
intersection project is expected to be complete in August.
Click on the map above to learn more.
12/15/16 Construction Open House
If you missed the open house on December 15th, all the information and detours maps can be found under Related Documents to the right of your screen.
Project Update as of 12/07/16: The Public Open House is scheduled for December 15. The Preconstruction Meeting is scheduled for December 12. The Notice to Proceed is January 3rd.
- Widen the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Cole Road to accommodate:
- Additional left turn lanes
- Dedicated right turn lanes
- Improve and extend the alley behind Idaho Pizza Company between El Dorado Street and the US Bank property
- Consolidate some driveways
Watch the video for the Cole and Fairview Intersection Project
View the final design plans for the Cole-Fairview improvements
January 30, 2014 Open House
Please review the displays from the open house by clicking on the images below.
August 15, 2013 Open House
Please review the displays from the open house by clicking on the image below. The file is quite large. For smaller files please view the displays under "Related Documents" on the right side of the screen.