AURORA - On Tuesday, April 26, construction is scheduled to begin on the Sheffer Road Bridge over Indian Creek. During construction, Sheffer Road will be closed to thru-traffic between Tollview Avenue and Becker Road.
Signs were installed on Sheffer Road last week notifying motorists of the impending closure. The marked detour route will utilize Farnsworth Ave, Indian Trail and Felten Road. Delays are expected and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes, if possible.
The project will replace the bridge, widen the roadway and add a new water main and storm sewer. Work is scheduled to be completed in October, weather permitting.
Sheffer Road will be the eleventh bridge built in Aurora since 2006. Eighty percent of the project will be paid with Federal funding. City of Aurora Motor Fuel Tax funds will cover the remaining 20 percent of the project.