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Additional Details for Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Improvement Project

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Project Updates
  • 8/29/2018 - Construction is substantially complete. The week of August 27, the contractor will be conducting site cleanup efforts, and installing signs and permanent pavement markings. The pavement markings will involve night time lane closures (8:00 pm – 9:00 am). Motorists travelling through the work zones should use extra caution. The project will be fully landscaped in October.
  • 8/17/2018 - Media Release - Update on Roadway Work on Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road
    Roadway contractors for the Town of Hilton Head Island have completed paving operations and traffic signal installations at the intersections of New Orleans Road, Pope Avenue and Office Park Road. Work on pedestrian crosswalk signals and markings, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalks and wooden railings will start in the next week. more information...
  • 8/15/2018 - Media Release - Final Pavement and Traffic Signal Work at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road
    Quality Enterprises will complete paving operations on New Orleans Road and Pope Avenue this evening, August 15, weather permitting. There will be temporary lane closures on Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road from 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 15 to 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 16. From approximately 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, left turns onto New Orleans Road and Office Park Road will be prohibited; motorists will have to turn right at the intersection. Intersection through traffic will only be allowed on Pope Avenue. The new traffic signals at this intersection will be activated on Thursday morning. more information...
  • 8/3/2018 - Media Release - Final Pavement and Traffic Signal Work at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road from August 4 to August 11
    Quality Enterprises will finish paving roads and installing traffic signals from August 4 to August 11, weather permitting, at the Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road intersection. There will be lane closures on Pope Avenue from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. The turn lanes on New Orleans Road, Office Park Road and the Pope Avenue will be closed temporarily during the day. more information...
  • 7/23/2018 - Media Release - Lane Closures to continue at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road from July 23 through August 3
    From July 23 through August 3, there will be lane closures on Pope Avenue at the intersection of New Orleans Road and Office Park Road. Nighttime lane closures will occur between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., and are necessary to complete asphalt paving and curbing operations. There will be temporary daytime lane closures on New Orleans Road and Office Park Road to complete paving and traffic signal operations. Left turn lane closures from Pope Avenue onto New Orleans Road and Office Park Road will also occur during the day. more information...
  • 7/6/2018 - Media Release - Lane Closures to occur at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road, and Office Park Road from July 9 through July 20
    From July 9 through July 20, there will be night time lane closures on Pope Avenue at the intersection of New Orleans Road and Office Park Road. The lane closures will occur between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., and are necessary to complete asphalt paving and concrete operations. There will also be temporary day time left turn lanes closures from Pope Avenue onto New Orleans Road and onto Office Park Road during this same time period. more information...
  • 7/2/2018 -
    • No Work to occur on the project from July 1– July 7. Updated substantial completion date is August 3, 2018.
    • Foundations for new traffic signals are planned to be installed week of July 9-13.
    • The CVS driveway modifications on Office Park Road are completed and re-opened. The Office Park Road approach lane and additional departing lane were opened on Saturday, June 23.
    • Concrete curb has been installed along left turn lanes on Pope Avenue. Additional tree removal work will be conducted week of July 9-13 to complete left turn extension on Pope Avenue to New Orleans Road and pathway along Pope Avenue to Office Way.
    • Pathway along Pope Ave from CVS to Office Park Road has been re-graded and paved.
    • Base pavement for right turn lane installed on Pope Ave to Office Park Road
  • 6/26/2018 - Media Release - Traffic interruptions to occur at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road from June 27 to June 29
    Starting Wednesday, June 27, the left turn lanes from Pope Avenue to New Orleans Road and from Pope Avenue to Office Park Road will temporarily be closed as work crews install the foundations for the traffic signal poles for the new traffic signal. Work will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day through Friday, June 29, weather permitting. All Pope Avenue through lanes will be open during this time. more information...
  • 6/4/2018 - Media Release - Traffic Interruptions Continue at Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive
    Traffic interruptions at Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive will continue on Monday, June 4, 2018 through Saturday, June 8, 2018, due to ongoing road construction. Temporary lane closures on Office Park Road may prohibit turning movements from Greenwood Drive onto Office Park Road at times from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. more information...
  • 6/4/2018 -
    • Traffic switch to Phase 2 (work on north side of intersection) occurred on 5/9/18. Traffic signal heads relocated to southern mast arm and traffic on Office Park Rd and New Orleans Road shifted to south side of the intersection.
    • CVS Office Park driveways are being modified to accommodate road improvements. The driveway on Office Park Road closest to Pope Ave will be turned to a right in / right out only access. The TD Bank New Orleans Road driveway closest to Pope Avenue is being modified to a right in / right out access only and will be closed until June 9, 2018. Storm drainage is being installed along access points to CVS and TD Bank.
    • Traffic Control / X-walks modified for construction phasing.
    • Work continues on Greenwood Drive intersection improvements. Concrete curb and gutter installed on June 1, 2018.
    • Construction on critical storm drainage crossing of Pope Avenue at night (from TD bank to CVS) occurred the week of May 29 - June 2. Temporary lane closures occurred on Pope Ave on May 29 - June 2.
    • Reclaimed waterline in median of Pope Ave to was offset on 5/29/18 & 5/30/18 to accommodate storm drainage crossing and new mast arm foundations. Leftturn lane on Pope Ave to New Orleans Road will be closed temporarily during the day.
  • 5/4/2018 - Media Release - Traffic Interruptions Continue at Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive
    Traffic interruptions at Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive will continue through Saturday, May 12th , due to ongoing road construction. Temporary lane closures on Office Park Road will restrict turning movements from Greenwood Drive onto Office Park Road at times from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. more information...
  • 5/4/2018 - Media Release - Traffic Interruptions to occur at Office Park Road, Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road - May 7 through May 9
    On Monday, May 7th, motorists should expect to encounter traffic interruptions at the Office Park Road, Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road intersection, while crews transition traffic control for the next phase of construction. Law enforcement officers will direct traffic through this intersection from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. while the electrical connections to the traffic signal are replaced. more information...
  • 4/26/2018 - Media Release - Traffic Interruptions - Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive
    Traffic interruptions on Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive will continue through Saturday May 5th, 2018. The traffic interruptions will occur while construction crews continue curbing and pavement work on Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive. more information...
  • 4/23/2018 - Media Release - Traffic Interruptions - Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive
    There will be traffic interruptions on Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive on April 24th through April 26th. The traffic interruptions will occur while construction crews install a water line, stormwater infrastructure, curbing, and pavement on Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive. more information...
  • 4/20/2018 -

    Office Park / Pope Ave / New Orleans Rd Update:

    • Construction on Phase 1 (South / Ocean Side of intersection) continues. Landscape median removed on New Orleans Road and new concrete median constructed. Intermediate asphalt placed on New Orleans Road. Concrete curb and gutter constructed on right turn lane of Pope Avenue to New Orleans Road. Bridge abutment for pedestrian bridge on south side of intersection adjacent to Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road and pedestrian landings for the intersection at Compass Rose Park are being completed.
    • Electrical conduit for new traffic signal is scheduled to be installed. Traffic shift to Phase 2 of construction (north side of intersection) under temporary traffic signal is expected to occur the week of 4/30/18. The New Orleans Road approach will be temporarily condensed to 2 approaches during Phase 2 – one dedicated left turn and one shared left turn, straight, and right turn lane. The Office Road approach will continue as one shared left turn, straight, and right turn lane and the Pope Avenue approaches will not change.

    Greenwood Dr / Office Park Rd Update:

    • Work on Greenwood Drive / Office Park Road is scheduled to begin the week of 4/23/18. The right turn lane from Greenwood Drive to Office Park Road will be closed during portions of construction. The waterline relocation is scheduled to occur the week of 4/23/18 at night. Lane closures on Office Park Road at Greenwood Drive will occur to complete the waterline and stormwater construction.
  • 3/30/2018 - Media Release - Hilton Head Island Pathway Closures - Pope Avenue, Office Park Road, and New Orleans Road
    Easter Week Visitors are reminded that roadway construction activities will continue at the Pope Avenue / Office Park Road / New Orleans Road and Office Park Road / Greenwood Drive intersections. more information...
  • 3/26/2018 -
    • Construction on Phase 1 (south side of intersection) continues.
    • Concrete curb on New Orleans Road and base asphalt pavement installed for new travel lane adjacent to Compass Rose Park.
    • Intermediate course on new roadway section of Office Park Road has been installed.
    • Surface pavement for new pathway alignment on Office Park Road is complete.
    • Existing landscaped median on New Orleans Road is planned to occur the week of 3/26/18 - 3/31/18, with temporary pavement installation. Temporary lane closures for the left turn from New Orleans Road to Pope Avenue will occur during removal of the landscaped median and temporary pavement installation.
    • New stormwater infrastructure is scheduled to be installed on Office Park adjacent to Greenwood Drive. Temporary lane closures will occur at this location.
  • 3/9/2018 - Construction on Phase 1 (South side of intersection) has continued. Storm drainage and curb and gutter on Office Park Road on the South side of the intersection is complete, with additional curb and gutter to be installed along Pope Avenue at Office Park Road. Base pavement on the new roadway section of Office Park Road is installed. The new pathway location along Office Park has been formed with stone base installed. Storm drainage installation on New Orleans Road and curb and gutter on New Orleans Road adjacent to Compass Rose Park is nearing completion.

    The South crosswalk on Pope Avenue and crosswalk on New Orleans Road remain closed. The North Crosswalk on Pope Avenue is open for the duration of Phase 1. If you must travel on a bike in the vicinity of the construction area, please use extreme caution to share the road or walk your bike along the shoulder.
  • 2/19/2018 - Construction began on February 5, 2018. The pathway on Office Park Road from Park Place to Pope Avenue has been closed, and the pathway along the west side of Pope Avenue to Office Park Road has been closed for construction. Tree removal for Phase 1 (South side of intersection) has occurred. Storm drainage installation on Office Park Road is underway. Construction started for the new pedestrian bridge abutment on the pathway along Pope Avenue adjacent to Office Park Road. Temporary pavement on New Orleans Road in an existing landscaped median was placed to shift traffic for construction phasing. Storm drainage on New Orleans Road is scheduled to start this week and traffic will be shifted to the temporary pavement section on New Orleans Road.

    All pedestrian crosswalks are scheduled to close this week, with detour routes marked with signage. If you must travel on a bike in the vicinity of the construction area, please use extreme caution to share the road or walk your bike along the shoulder.
  • 2/7/2018 - Hilton Head Island Pathway Closures - Pope Avenue, Office Park Road, and New Orleans Road
    As part of its Capital Improvements Program, the Town has awarded Quality Enterprises USA, Inc. a contract to improve the intersection of Office Park Road, Pope Avenue, and New Orleans Road. Construction has begun and is to be substantially completed by mid-June. The crosswalks on Pope Avenue at this intersection will be closed during the project. Segments of pathway will be closed periodically on Office Park Road, Pope Avenue, and New Orleans Road. Read more...
Project Photos & Videos
  • Photo of Pope Avenue at New Orleans Road
    Pope Avenue at New Orleans Road - 8/23/2018
  • Photo of Pope Avenue
    Pope Avenue - 8/23/2018
  • Photo of Regraded Pathway on Pope Avenue
    Regraded Pathway on Pope Avenue - 6/29/2018
  • Photo of Asphalt and Grading - Pathway on Pope Avenue
    Asphalt and Grading - Pathway on Pope Avenue - 6/28/2018
  • Photo of Base Pavement - Right Turn Lane on Pope Avenue to Office Park Road
    Base Pavement - Right Turn Lane on Pope Avenue to Office Park Road - 6/26/2016
  • Photo of Grading New Orleans Road
    Grading New Orleans Road - 6/26/2018
  • Photo of New Approach Lane at CVS Drive
    New Approach Lane at CVS Drive - 6/23/2018
  • Photo of Work on Office Park Road
    Work on Office Park Road - 6/19/2018
  • Photo of OfficePark and Greenwood Drvie Asphalt Installation for Path
    OfficePark and Greenwood Drvie Asphalt Installation for Path - 6/6/2018
  • Photo of Modified Crosswalk on Pope Avenue for Construction
    Modified Crosswalk on Pope Avenue for Construction - 5/25/2018
  • Photo of TD Bank Drive Tie In
    TD Bank Drive Tie In - 5/25/2018
  • Photo of Stormwater Pipe Installation on Pope Avenue
    Stormwater Pipe Installation on Pope Avenue - 5/21/2018
  • Photo of Pavement Removal on New Orleans Road
    Pavement Removal on New Orleans Road - 5/16/2018
  • Photo of Temporary Traffic Signal
    Temporary Traffic Signal - 5/10/2018
  • Photo of Traffic Signal Transition to Phase 2
    Traffic Signal Transition to Phase 2 - 5/9/2018
  • Photo of Office Park and Greenwood Drive Stormater Installation
    Office Park and Greenwood Drive Stormater Installation - 4/26/2018
  • Photo of OfficePark and Greenwood Drive Curb for Right Turn
    OfficePark and Greenwood Drive Curb for Right Turn - 4/26/2018
  • Photo of Concrete Curb and Gutter on Pope Avenue
    Concrete Curb and Gutter on Pope Avenue - 4/19/2018
  • Photo of Intermediate Pavement on New Orleans Road
    Intermediate Pavement on New Orleans Road - 4/5/2018
  • Photo of Landscape Median Removal on New Orleans Road
    Landscape Median Removal on New Orleans Road - 4/4/2018
  • Photo of New Lane at New Orleans Road
    New Lane at New Orleans Road - 4/3/2018
  • Photo of Paving of New Lane at New Orleans Road
    Paving of New Lane at New Orleans Road - 4/3/2018
  • Photo of New Travel Lane - New Orleans Base Pavement
    New Travel Lane - New Orleans Base Pavement - 3/23/2018
  • Photo of New Pathway and Travel Lane - Office Park Rd
    New Pathway and Travel Lane - Office Park Rd - 3/23/2018
  • Photo of Intermediate Pavement Installation
    Intermediate Pavement Installation - 3/15/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road Paving
    Office Park Road Paving - 3/9/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road Path Construction
    Office Park Road Path Construction - 3/8/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road Pathway Formation
    Office Park Road Pathway Formation - 3/6/2018
  • Photo of New Orleans Road Curb and Storm Drainage Construction
    New Orleans Road Curb and Storm Drainage Construction - 3/2/2018
  • Photo of Pope Avenue Crosswalk Closed
    Pope Avenue Crosswalk Closed - 2/27/2018
  • Photo of Storm Drainage Installation on Office Park Road
    Storm Drainage Installation on Office Park Road - 2/16/2018
  • Photo of Temporary Pavement on New Orleans Road
    Temporary Pavement on New Orleans Road - 2/16/2018
  • Photo of Temporary Pathway Connection on New Orleans Road
    Temporary Pathway Connection on New Orleans Road - 2/12/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction
    Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction - 2/5/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction
    Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction - 2/5/2018
  • Photo of Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction
    Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Before Construction - 2/5/2018