LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Work is going smoothly on the Durkees Run Project in Lafayette, which has shut down an often-used intersection for weeks now.
The project is currently going through the intersection on Main Street and Earl Avenue, f orcing traffic to be diverted. This has caused increased traffic back-ups on Sagamore Parkway.
Lafayette Water Pollution Superintendent Brad Talley says the project is on schedule and Main Street should be open by the middle of August.
Work will continue north on Earl, which will last through the beginning of January 2014.
Talley says drivers were upset at first, but have they have adapted.
"It was congested," Talley said. "The first week was a little congested, but I think have found alternate routes. It seems to be going much smoother on our end anyway."
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