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Office Park Road / Pope Avenue / New Orleans Road Intersection Improvement Project

Project Details
Status:   Complete   Complete Icon

Project Area Map

Project Description

Expansion and realignment of the existing signalized intersection. The New Orleans Road approach will be widened to include two left turn lanes, one straight through lane, and one right turn lane. The Office Park Road approach will be widened to include a left turn lane, straight through lane, and right turn lane. The Pope Avenue south (beach) bound approach will be widened to include a left turn lane to New Orleans Road, two through lanes, and a right turn lane to Office Park Road. The project construction also includes geometric improvements at the intersection of Office Park Road and Greenwood Drive by lengthening turning storage lanes for vehicles entering and exiting Office Park Road at Greenwood Drive.

Project Objectives

Improve vehicular and pedestrian traffic capacity, safety, and conveyance.

Additional Documents



Projected Project Schedule:  February through June 2018

Projected Construction Start Date:  February 2018

Estimated Completion Date:  August 2018

Project Engineer:  Infrastructure Consulting and Engineering

Construction Contract Awarded To:  Quality Enterprises USA, Inc.

Funding Sources:  TIF

Estimated Cost of Project:  $3,400,000 (including design and property acquisition)

Project Manager:  

Jennifer Lyle email icon, Assistant Town Engineer, 843-341-4779


Project Updates
  • 8/29/2018 - Construction is substantially complete. The week of August 27, the contractor will be conducting site cleanup efforts, and installing signs and permanent pavement markings. The pavement markings will involve night time lane closures (8:00 pm – 9:00 am). Motorists travelling through the work zones should use extra caution. The project will be fully landscaped in October.
  • 8/17/2018 - Media Release - Update on Roadway Work on Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road
    Roadway contractors for the Town of Hilton Head Island have completed paving operations and traffic signal installations at the intersections of New Orleans Road, Pope Avenue and Office Park Road. Work on pedestrian crosswalk signals and markings, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalks and wooden railings will start in the next week. more information...
  • 8/15/2018 - Media Release - Final Pavement and Traffic Signal Work at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road
    Quality Enterprises will complete paving operations on New Orleans Road and Pope Avenue this evening, August 15, weather permitting. There will be temporary lane closures on Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road from 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 15 to 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 16. From approximately 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, left turns onto New Orleans Road and Office Park Road will be prohibited; motorists will have to turn right at the intersection. Intersection through traffic will only be allowed on Pope Avenue. The new traffic signals at this intersection will be activated on Thursday morning. more information...
  • 8/3/2018 - Media Release - Final Pavement and Traffic Signal Work at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road from August 4 to August 11
    Quality Enterprises will finish paving roads and installing traffic signals from August 4 to August 11, weather permitting, at the Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road intersection. There will be lane closures on Pope Avenue from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. The turn lanes on New Orleans Road, Office Park Road and the Pope Avenue will be closed temporarily during the day. more information...
  • 7/23/2018 - Media Release - Lane Closures to continue at Pope Avenue, New Orleans Road and Office Park Road from July 23 through August 3
    From July 23 through August 3, there will be lane closures on Pope Avenue at the intersection of New Orleans Road and Office Park Road. Nighttime lane closures will occur between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., and are necessary to complete asphalt paving and curbing operations. There will be temporary daytime lane closures on New Orleans Road and Office Park Road to complete paving and traffic signal operations. Left turn lane closures from Pope Avenue onto New Orleans Road and Office Park Road will also occur during the day. more information...

Project Photos & Videos
  • Photo of Pope Avenue at New Orleans Road
    Pope Avenue at New Orleans Road - 8/23/2018
  • Photo of Pope Avenue
    Pope Avenue - 8/23/2018
  • Photo of Regraded Pathway on Pope Avenue
    Regraded Pathway on Pope Avenue - 6/29/2018
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