Beginning Monday, Aug. 24, at 9 a.m., Ridenhour Directional Drilling, contractor for Socket Telecom, plans to install new fiber optic cables on existing City of Columbia utility poles. This will result in a lane closure of the eastbound lane of East Broadway between North Garth Avenue and West Boulevard. Two-way traffic will be maintained utilizing temporary traffic control and flaggers. The work associated with the closure is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, Aug. 25 by 4 p.m., weather permitting.
Motorists, pedestrians and nonmotorized transportation users are urged to exercise extreme caution when in the work zone.