Reaching the , or any other business at the Red Hill shopping center will be a bit more difficult this week, as the traffic main entrance on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. will be closed for as long as 11 days, according to the.
All businesses in the shopping center will be open their regular hours, however.
The reconstruction is to install in-ground pedestrian crosswalk lights to comply with city requirements, according the Dee Dee Iacopi, of the Red Hill shopping center.
The period of construction will begin on Tuesday, March 6. Although the Police advisory states “the main entrance to the Shopping Center will be closed for 11 days," a spokesman for Red Hill anticipated the project to take a maximum of 10 days, and suggested it could be finished in seven.
Under a best-case scenario, then, traffic access to the shopping center from Sir Francis Drake Blvd. could return as early as next Monday, March 12.
The began in June, 2011. The crosswalk lights are needed to conclude phase III of the upgrade.
During construction, both automotive and foot traffic is advised to access the shopping center either through the Sunnyhills Dr. or Shaw Dr. entrances.