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

Project Details
Status:   Under Construction   Under Construction 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:  June 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
  • 2/19/2018 - Construction began on February 5, 2018. The pathway on Office Park Road from Park Place to Pope Avenue has been closed, and the pathway along the west side of Pope Avenue to Office Park Road has been closed for construction. Tree removal for Phase 1 (South side of intersection) has occurred. Storm drainage installation on Office Park Road is underway. Construction started for the new pedestrian bridge abutment on the pathway along Pope Avenue adjacent to Office Park Road. Temporary pavement on New Orleans Road in an existing landscaped median was placed to shift traffic for construction phasing. Storm drainage on New Orleans Road is scheduled to start this week and traffic will be shifted to the temporary pavement section on New Orleans Road.

    All pedestrian crosswalks are scheduled to close this week, with detour routes marked with signage. If you must travel on a bike in the vicinity of the construction area, please use extreme caution to share the road or walk your bike along the shoulder.
  • 2/7/2018 - Hilton Head Island Pathway Closures - Pope Avenue, Office Park Road, and New Orleans Road
    As part of its Capital Improvements Program, the Town has awarded Quality Enterprises USA, Inc. a contract to improve the intersection of Office Park Road, Pope Avenue, and New Orleans Road. Construction has begun and is to be substantially completed by mid-June. The crosswalks on Pope Avenue at this intersection will be closed during the project. Segments of pathway will be closed periodically on Office Park Road, Pope Avenue, and New Orleans Road. Read more...

Project Photos & Videos
  • Photo of Storm Drainage Installation on Office Park Road
    Storm Drainage Installation on Office Park Road - 2/16/2018
  • Photo of Temporary Pavement on New Orleans Road
    Temporary Pavement on New Orleans Road - 2/16/2018
  • Photo of Temporary Pathway Connection on New Orleans Road
    Temporary Pathway Connection on New Orleans Road - 2/12/2018
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