NOTICE OF NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS – RIO GRANDE AVENUE (C.R. 661)
Please be advised that on December 14th 2022, new traffic patterns will be implemented on Rio Grande Avenue (C.R. 661) from the George Redding Bridge to Arctic Avenue in order to allow for final touch up painting of the intersection streetscapes. The new traffic patterns are necessary in order to accommodate the painting. This traffic pattern is only expected to be in place from 7:00am until 4:00pm on 12/14/22.
East bound traffic approaching the George Redding Bridge will be channeled from two lanes into one lane as they approach the crest of the bridge and will continue across the bridge in the outer east bound lane. Traffic wishing to continue east toward Park Boulevard will be directed south onto Susquehanna Avenue to Hand Avenue and east to Park Boulevard. The traffic signal at the intersection of Hand Avenue and Park Boulevard will remain operational on the flash cycle.
West bound Rio Grande Avenue traffic approaching Park Boulevard will be directed to Taylor Avenue via Arctic Avenue. West bound traffic will continue west along Taylor Avenue until approaching Susquehanna Avenue.
Hand Avenue will be opened to two way traffic from Park Boulevard to Lake Drive, however, west bound traffic will not be permitted to proceed beyond the intersection. Motorists will not be able to access Rio Grande Avenue by heading north on Susquehanna Avenue.
Park Boulevard will be closed between Rio Grande Avenue and West Taylor Avenue. North bound Park Boulevard traffic wishing to continue north will be detoured to West Hand Avenue to New Jersey Avenue to West Taylor back to Park Boulevard. South bound Park Boulevard traffic wishing to continue travelling south will be detoured to West Andrews Avenue to New Jersey Avenue to either Rio Grande Avenue or West Leaming Avenue to Park Boulevard. Rio Grande Avenue will be closed to east bound traffic between Park Boulevard and Arctic Avenue.