Ada County Highway District

Cole Road, I-84 to Franklin Road

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Construction Update as of 2/7/19:

W. Ashland Drive will be closed as early as Monday, February 11th, for utility relocations. This work is expected to last two (2) weeks.

Cole Road re-opened on Friday, February 1st.

Traffic has shifted to the west side of Cole Road and work is underway on the east side of Cole. McMullen on the east side is closed to all but local traffic as part of the work to realign that intersection.

Cole Road between Gratz Drive and Hummel Drive was closed for ten (10) days from January 21st to February 1st, for bridge construction at the Farmers Lateral Canal and irrigation crossing work at the Cooks Lateral. Pedestrian access will also be restricted for that time on Cole Road between Gratz Drive and Hummel Drive. View the  map of the closure area. Pedestrians that may need assistance during the Cole Road closure should call ACHD at 208.387.6100.

McMullen was closed from January 21st to February 1st, as part of the Cole Road closure. 

What Can Neighbors and Commuters Expect?

  • Work is anticipated to occur between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Night work and weekend work is expected.
  • Work will include, but not be limited to, general construction noise, dust, equipment backup alarms, and ground vibration.
  • Access to businesses will remain open at all times, although ingress and egress may be shifted to accommodate construction. If business access will be impacted, the contractor will coordinate with adjacent businesses.

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Project Design

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General Description:

  • Widen roadway to two lanes in each direction
  • Construct curb, gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes
  • Add medians where necessary
  • Widen the Cole and Franklin intersection
  • Realign the intersection at Cole and McMullen
  • Install a signalized pedestrian crossing at Camas Street and Cole Road
  • The Boise Valley Railroad will be widening the railroad crossing at Cole and Franklin during this project

This project came from the Cole Road Concept Design. For more information, see the Cole Road Concept Design page.

Materials from May 13, 2015 Open House


Time Frame

Start Date:
Construction is scheduled for 2018
End Date:

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