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Westbound Drake Road Closed at Worthington Drive, Starting April 25

Posted on: Apr-25-2023

Beginning Tuesday, April 25, traffic access on westbound Drake Road will be limited at Worthington Drive through Friday, April 28, weather permitting. The closure will begin at Research Boulevard and extend just west of Worthington Drive on the westbound side of Drake Road, access to residences and businesses will remain open.

Utilities Light & Power crews will be performing upgrades to infrastructure near the Drake Substation. This work increases reliability and improves efficiency for our distribution system. Due to the location of overhead transmission lines and clearance needed for crane operations crews, need access into Drake Road to complete this project safely.  

Work will impact westbound traffic on Drake Road starting at Research Boulevard.

Tuesday April 25

3:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Single westbound lane closure on Drake Road beginning west of Research Boulevard

Wednesday April 26

6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Both westbound lanes closed beginning west of Research Boulevard to Worthington Road

Thursday & Friday April 27-28

6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Single westbound lane closure beginning west of Research Boulevard

Typical working hours are 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., however work may occur outside these times or on the weekends in order to expedite the project and reduce impact as much as possible. Safety for residents, bike riders, commuters, pedestrians and work crews is top priority. Please be mindful of all posted safety signage, alternate routes are encouraged.


  • Erik Anderson, Electric Distribution/High Voltage Manager
  • 970-482-3568
  • eanderson@fcgov.com

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