Speech to Text for I-5 Exit 33
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and when it will be finished. "i'm here at exit 33 going north. as you can see behind me, construction has started. workers began around 8'o'clock tonight. right now, they're working on temeporary striping to shift the traffic about four feet so they can start working on that new lane." odot says growth in central point keeps increasing traffic at exit 33. project inspector dennis steers says this project will make it easier for cars to get off the freeway.. "there have been some traffic back ups that have been a safety issue backing up onto the freeway so we're getting a second lane to eliminate that." officials say traffic got worse when costco relocated to central point. costco contributed more than 300-thousand dollars to the nearly 1-million dollar project. "you'll just have a second right turn lane which is going to lay right in through here ..." in addition to the new lane, the project will include new signals and sidewalk ramps. all will be compliant with the americans disability act. "we're keeping at least three lanes open as we do the activity so its just going to be a little different configuration so we just advise motorists to slow down, take your time, and not come into the off ramp at too quick of a speed" surrounding businesses, will remain open during construction. the contractor, knife river materials, says it partnered with the businesses to try to minimize any impact construction could have on them. "the exit will remain open, but for the next two weeks drivers can expect to see workers out here during the night. the project isnt expected to be complete until july, they're hoping to wrap up before the fair comes to town. in medford, cassidy delamarter, newswatch12." [a21]kdrv.com-wipe to vo we will continue