LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A major road project in Lafayette is set to start soon.
In the next couple of weeks construction will begin on the widening of Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Plans call for the current two lanes to be widened to four lanes.
Crews will also install a new traffic light at the entrance to Wabash National.
City officials believe the work will not only ease congestion but also add to the economic impact of the area.
"Actually we will begin construction staking this week and in probably two weeks we'll be seeing the orange barrels go out with signage and we'll start working on the construction for that," commented Jenny Leshney, City Engineer and Public Works Director.
Work will take place between Concord Road and U.S. 52. When completed the section will include additional turn lanes and a trail.
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