In advance of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the City will be implementing a plan to address additional visitors who may come to the Island via Park Road 22.
To address possible traffic congestion and safety concerns of the traveling public, the City will be implementing changes to traffic operations at the intersection of Aquarius Street and Park Road 22. These traffic measures will be implemented beginning on the morning of Friday, September 4, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and remain in effect thru 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Below is a summary of traffic changes drivers can expect to see:
- The traffic signal at the intersection of Park Road 22 and Aquarius Street will function as “GREEN” only for northbound and southbound traffic along Park Road 22.
- The left-turn lanes at the intersection of Park Road 22 and Aquarius Street will be closed to traffic.
- The median opening at the intersection of Park Road 22 and Aquarius Street will be closed to traffic.
- Left-turns will be prohibited off of Aquarius Street. Motorists approaching the intersection of Park Road 22 will only be allowed to turn right onto Park Road 22 and are advised to follow detour routes.
The Police Department will assist in monitoring Aquarius Street and other key intersections along Park Road 22 at SH 361, Whitecap Boulevard and Commodores Drive. Safety is a top priority, so motorists and pedestrians are reminded to take safety precautions when driving on roads and follow all traffic control devices in the area.