Ada County Highway District

Cole Road, I-84 to Franklin Road

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Construction Update as of 12/13/18:

Idaho Power has started to relocate their poles and other utility relocations will be ongoing throughout the project. Fence and tree removals are now complete for the east side of Cole Road. Traffic has shifted to the west side of Cole Road and work is underway on the east side of Cole. Crews have begun work on storm drains.

Starting December 13th: Ashland Drive will be closed for water main work being done by Suez. This closure is expected to about three (3) days.

McMullen on the east side is closed to all but local traffic as part of the work to realign that intersection.

What Can Neighbors and Commuters Expect?

  • Work is anticipated to occur between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Night work and weekend work is expected.
  • Work will include, but not be limited to, general construction noise, dust, equipment backup alarms, and ground vibration.
  • Access to businesses will remain open at all times, although ingress and egress may be shifted to accommodate construction. If business access will be impacted, the contractor will coordinate with adjacent businesses.

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Project Design

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General Description:

  • Widen roadway to two lanes in each direction
  • Construct curb, gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes
  • Add medians where necessary
  • Widen the Cole and Franklin intersection
  • Realign the intersection at Cole and McMullen
  • Install a signalized pedestrian crossing at Camas Street and Cole Road
  • The Boise Valley Railroad will be widening the railroad crossing at Cole and Franklin during this project

This project came from the Cole Road Concept Design. For more information, see the Cole Road Concept Design page.

Materials from May 13, 2015 Open House


Time Frame

Start Date:
Construction is scheduled for 2018
End Date:

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