Motorists traveling on Martin Luther King Drive in the city should be aware of anticipated delays.
A lane shift is in effect along MLK between Schreiber’s Bridge at Lehigh Parkway East and the Ward Street Bridge for a Lehigh County Authority sewer pipeline project. Travel will remain two lanes.
Schreiber’s Bridge over the Little Lehigh Creek will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, May 18.
· Motorists traveling on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive wishing to use the Lehigh Parkway Bridge will be detoured to Ward Street and will re-enter at the Wyoming Street / Lehigh Parkway intersection.
· Motorists traveling on Lehigh Parkway toward the bridge will be detoured to Wyoming Street and will re-enter at the Ward Street / Martin Luther King Jr. Drive intersection.
· Access to park parking from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive will be closed. Other access to park parking will remain open.
· Work will begin at 7:00 a.m. daily
Work is expected to be completed the week of June 1.