HAWK Signal Installation to Occur
March 11, 2015
HAWK signal installation to occur over next two weeks on Sunset Street
Starting tomorrow, (Thursday, March 12) and over the course of the next two weeks, traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction at various times between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunset Street between Kimbrough Avenue and Dollison Avenue for construction activities related to The Link crossing project, which includes installation of a high-intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal.
About the project
This $200,000 two-pronged project includes the design and construction of an accessible walk and bike path along Kimbrough south of Sunset Street to a crosswalk on Sunset with a high-intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal, along with a path connecting to the South Creek greenway trail; and a new accessible walk and bike path under Chestnut Expressway, connecting Chestnut Street to Sherman Avenue.
The contractor for the project is Hunter Chase. The funding source for this project is the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax, and completion is expected by spring.
For more information, contact: Jonathan Peitz, City of Springfield, at 864-1994.