Route 617 (North River Road) Reconstruction Project
Project at a Glance
Update (May 10) - Detour to begin Monday, May 13
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May 8, 2013 Update: Detour Delayed - New Date To Be Determined
Weather continues to cause delays in the planned Route 617 detour. The new detour date will be determined once weather conditions improve.
DETOUR DELAYED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
Project Update: Three Week Detour Set to Begin on Monday, April 29
Route 617 traffic will be detoured for approximately three weeks beginning Monday, April 29, weather permitting.
During the detour crews will be replacing and upgrading multiple pipe crossings.
Through traffic on Route 617 from just north of Route 618 to just south of Route 654 will use the following 4.3 mile detour:
- From Route 14 take Route 660 to Route 618 back to Route 617
Access to home located within the work zone will be maintained at all times during the detour period.
The project will widen and improve the existing travel lanes on Route 617 from just north of Route 618 to just south of Route 654.
The improved section of Route 617 will consists of two 11-foot travel lane with 3-foot shoulder and a 4-foot ditch. Areas that require guardrail will have 6-foot shoulders.
According to a 2008 traffic count, 1,155 vehicles per day use this section of Route 617. Traffic is projected to increase to 1, 382 vehicles per day by 2026.