WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Improvements are coming to Salisbury Street in West Lafayette that could mean less headaches for drivers.
The city is beginning to collect bids for Salisbury safety improvements. West Lafayette Engineer Dave Buck said this is the third phase of the project. It will improve the road from Rainbow Road to Sagamore Parkway.
Workers will level the road, and the curbs will better comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Buck said the major change will be the new coordinated traffic lights lining the entire street.
"Anybody who has been through [Salisbury Street] in the afternoon or even in the morning knows the coordination between the [Sagamore Parkway] intersection and the Navajo [Drive] intersection is really important," Buck said. "It's a short distance in between that can fill up with cars."
The lights will be able to collect traffic data, and signal lights to make driving down the road the most efficient.
Utility work will begin this winter. Major construction on the road will begin when Purdue University is done with the school year.
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