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Blairs Ferry Road NE to close at C Avenue this weekend

Stock Image of construction. This construction photo is along Blairs Ferry Road, but is not the exact intersection that will be under construction this weekend. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Stock Image of construction. This construction photo is along Blairs Ferry Road, but is not the exact intersection that will be under construction this weekend. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Blairs Ferry Road NE at C Avenue will be closed to traffic through the weekend.

According to a Cedar Rapids news release, Blairs Ferry Road NE at C Avenue will close at about 10 p.m. Friday and reopen before the Monday morning commute, weather permitting. Blairs Ferry Road NE will be closed to both westbound and eastbound traffic during that time. C Avenue will remain open, but traffic will not be able to turn onto Blairs Ferry Road.

Crews will be working to install an additional left-turn lane for westbound and eastbound traffic on Blairs Ferry Road, creating dual left-turn lanes.

Work includes removing lane markings, narrowing travel lanes, adding turn lanes and modifying traffic signals.

Business access will remain available on C Avenue and motorists are asked to use the posted detour.

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For an additional list of road closures please check: www.Cedar-Rapids.org/Street Closures.

l Comments: (319) 398-8309; mitchell.schmidt@thegazette.com

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