From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — A major road project in downtown Trussville is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 6, 2020, and traffic delays are expected. Mayor Buddy Choat said the project is part of the Quad I phase of downtown redevelopment.
The intersection of Highway 11 and Chalkville Road will take about a month to renovate. The radius of the intersection will be improved, according to Choat.
“This is the last phase of Quad I, the Plaza area,” Choat said. “It is expected to take at least a month but it could be longer.”
Only one lane will be open on Highway 11, in each direction. There will be limited access to Chalkville Road from Highway 11, but there will be detours in place.
For the first phase of the project, all lanes of South Chalkville will be blocked from Highway 11. For the second phase, all lanes of North Chalkville will be blocked.
For South Chalkville Road, Waterson Parkway will be used as one detour. Another detour around South Chalkville will be City Hall Drive and Railroad Avenue.
Detours around North Chalkville Road will be Linden Street and Glenn Avenue and Poplar Street and Parkway Drive.
The Trussville Police Department will maintain a presence for the duration of the project. Crews will be working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to complete the work, according to Choat.
“There will be a lot of inconveniences but we will try and have some detours clearly marked so people can navigate the best way through downtown,” Choat explained.