Depending on the weather, the change will either take place Friday night or Saturday
night (Oct. 8 or 9), the Idaho Transportation Department announced.
Work to open the new ramp will take place overnight starting
at 10 p.m. and be open for traffic by 5 a.m. the next morning.
Access a picture of crews working on the ramp via ITD's Facebook page here.
off-ramp was needed the last couple of months while crews removed and replaced
the old off-ramp with new concrete pavement.
The interchange project is expected to be completed by summer 2011, with three lanes open in each direction on I-84 over the bridge, eventually connecting with a fourth lane in each direction east of the interchange.
ITD and the Idaho State Police advise motorists to slow down and pay attention when driving in work zones, where increased speeding fines and other penalties apply. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and dial 5-1-1 or visit 511.idaho.gov for information on the state highway or interstate system.