Area 3 - Difficult Run and Colvin Run
Area 3, from Colvin Forest Drive to Faulkner Drive, includes the Difficult Run bridge, Colvin Run stream relocation, and a box culvert under Carpers Farm Way.
Preparatory work for utility relocation work has begun in the Difficult Run/Colvin Run area. Utility relocations will be ongoing throughout the corridor through mid-2023. Additional upcoming work includes:
June 2020: Utility relocation work continues. Selective tree-cutting in preparation for the temporary relocation of existing Colvin Run will begin near the end of June after rights have been acquired.
July 2020: Temporary relocation of Colvin Run begins. Crews will perform additional selective tree-cutting and install the sheet pile for the retaining wall between Colvin Run and eastbound Route 7. Along Carpers Farm Way, crews will start construction of the box culvert under the road and begin relocating utilities. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Carpers Farm Way during the work.
August 2020: Utility relocations on Carpers Farm Way will continue. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Carpers Farm Way during the work. Construction of the permanent Colvin Run relocation will begin.
Fall 2020: The box culvert under Carpers Farm Way is scheduled to be completed, and Colvin Run will be shifted to its permanent location. Construction of the south half of the pedestrian tunnel under Route 7 is scheduled to start.
Click graphics to view larger. Schedules are approximate and subject to change. Barrier placement and temporary sign installation will precede construction.