Drivers are being advised to avoid a heavily-traveled town of Union intersection during a major improvement project.

Town officials say the work at Hooper Road and Watson Boulevard is scheduled to start on Monday. It's expected to be completed by July 30.

Traffic signal equipment at the intersection is to be upgraded as part of the project.

Traffic on Hooper Road north of Watson Boulevard on March 25, 2021. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

The work also will bring the intersection into compliance with accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Curb ramps will be reconstructed and crosswalks will be added for each intersection crossing.

Town officials say motorists should seek alternate routes on weekdays to avoid the construction zone.

FLASHBACK: A stolen truck crashed into two vehicles at Watson Boulevard and Hooper Road on November 4, 2020. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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